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Steve Jobs: an open source pioneer? You bet

Oct 07, 2011, 17:03 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Paula Rooney)

"Apple's 10-year-old Mac OS X is a closed source operating system with open source components.

"It is based in part on Darwin, an open source OS originally developed by Apple in 2000 which incorporates code from Jobs' NextStep, BSD and other free software, according to Wikipedia. The BSD code in MacOSX, for example, includes the process model, network stack, and virtual file system, the web encyclopedia also notes."

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