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Daemon News: A Brief History of Apple's Open Source Efforts

Feb 25, 2006, 09:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"My experience with Apple's Open Source efforts began in 2000 when Darwin 1.0 was released, and I've been involved in Apple's Open Source efforts in various roles ever since. Apple had several Open Source efforts going at the time, with Darwin being the flagship product, accompanied by Darwin Streaming Server, OpenPlay & NetSprocket, and HeaderDoc. Six years later, all of these projects are still available. I will focus on the Darwin project (from year 2000) since that is where my experience lies.

"When Darwin 1.0 was first announced, it was released in a bootable binary form in an ASR image..."

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