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InfoWorld: Ex-Apple Official Critiques Open-Source Project

Oct 05, 2002, 04:00 (8 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Paul Krill)

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"A former Apple Computer official who participated in development of Darwin, an open-source version of the Mac OS X operating system, had some criticism of the project during a session at the O'Reilly Mac OS X conference here on Thursday.

"After providing details on the history of Apple's foray into open source, Wilfredo Sanchez Vega reflected on what he saw as shortcomings.

"Darwin as an operating system is not that interesting, according to Vega. OpenDarwin represents a standalone Unix system, but the world does not need another Unix system, Vega said..."

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