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Here's an idea for those of you interested in running Debian on a BSD

Use the apple kernel, *if and when* they get the license sorted out!

It's based on NetBSD (and, "surprisingly", NetBSD has't sabotoged
anything, to the detriment of the paranoid conspiracy theories), and
the mach microkernel, so it ought to be reasonably portable..

The other advantage to using a standard BSD is that, since their
userland is intentionally not complete, we don't risk fanning those
flames, *and*, it puts pressure on apple to open source more of their

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