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PC Week: Unix community: Still happily fragmented

Mar 09, 1999, 23:48 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stan Gibson)

"... the fragmentation of Unix has always been viewed as a liability, but the truth is, it is a strength and always has been..."

"Unix has been threatened with unification almost as long as it has been in existence..."

"We'll never know if Unix might have done better as a single, unified version. But we do know that it has done remarkably well in scores of different versions."

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