Origins of Gmail Discovered

  2007-10-16


Contrary to popular belief, Gmail was actually created in 1988.

That’s code by caker, one of the admins over at my favorite hosting provider, Linode. You can see all the “g-mail” code he could find. Unfortunately:

<@caker> there’s more, but that’s all I could find. Pretty sure my 3.5″ floppies labeled “g-mail backup” no longer function :(