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Calgary Herald: Calgarian heads team ensuring OpenBSD security

Sep 30, 1999, 18:39 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matthew McClearn)

"De Raadt has been working for three years on OpenBSD, a variant of the Unix operating system. Unix, favoured by academics, researchers and systems administrators for its power and flexibility, is the foundation for many popular operating systems, including Sun, Solaris and Linux."

"What Linus Torvalds is to the increasingly popular Linux, de Raadt is to OpenBSD. He oversees hundreds of volunteer programmers who pore over OpenBSD's code trying to make it better, for little more than glory and the satisfaction of making software better."

"Unlike any other operating system, OpenBSD is engineered from the ground up with security in mind."

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