InfoWorld: Apple goes open source with key OS componentsMar 16, 1999, 18:29 (2 Talkback[s])
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"The components Apple is releasing are part of its Darwin project..."
"Darwin also features core Apple technologies such as AppleTalk, HFS-Plus file system, and the NetInfo distributed database.
"Apple is the first major computer company to do this with an operating system," Jobs said.
"Jobs said the decision to go forward with the open-source project happened six months ago."