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When I joined a team of seasoned BSD developers in 2000, they proudly pointed at some 10+ year old binaries that still ran (from their old DEC Ultrix machines) on Tru64 alpha (binary compatibility).

I have a Mathematica binary for Linux from 2000 that still runs mostly-OK. It's statically linked, and can't find fonts (because the distributions moved the location).

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