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Re: OT: Darwin

On Tue, Sep 11, 2001 at 05:36:53AM -0300, Leandro Guimarães Faria Corsetti Dutra wrote:
> Ethan Benson wrote:
> > On Tue, Sep 11, 2001 at 04:47:07AM -0300, Leandro Guimarães Faria Corsetti
> > 
> >>	No, no no.  Mach can't support an userland all by itself, it needs servers; in 
> >>Mac OS X, these servers are just one, and it is the BSD kernel minus the 
> >>low-level hardware interface part.
> > 
> > you are wrong.
> 	This is no argument, so I don't need to answer... but here it goes.
> 	Mach isn't a kernel, it is a microkernel.

i know that.

> 	Not only userland, but kernel also.  From BSD, I just don't know which version. 
>   BSD is much bigger and older than FreeBSD.

they did NOT use the bsd kernel. that is a myth propagated by slashdot mostly.

> 	And it's not stolen.  The BSD license allows for what NeXT did.

the BSD licence allows corporations to steal with impunity.  

its still stealing.

> 	But the kernel itself, BSD is more mature.

not on powerpc

Ethan Benson

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