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O'Reilly Network: Bostic on the BSD Tradition -- An interview with BSD veteran Keith Bostic

Mar 28, 2000, 05:34 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dale Dougherty)

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"Keith Bostic joined the Computer Science Research Group at Berkeley in 1986 where his first job was finishing up a port of 4.3BSD to the PDP-11. He was later one of the principal architects of the Berkeley 4.4BSD and 4.4BSD-Lite releases, and instrumental in an expanded public release of the BSD code, managing an effort to rewrite utilities and libraries based only on the documentation. These efforts led to the Net/2 release, which was the basis for 386/BSD, and subsequently FreeBSD, NetBSD and OpenBSD. Bostic was also one of the founders of BSDi. He currently runs SleepyCat Software, which develops and supports Berkeley DB, an open source embedded database."

"This O'Reilly Network interview was conducted through several e-mail exchanges."

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