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ZD Net UK: Apple releases core of new open source OS

Apr 06, 2000, 22:05 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Will Knight)

"The first version of the open source operating system core that will be at the heart Apple's new operating system OS X was released in the US Wednesday."

"Darwin 1.0 will constitute the core of Apple's forthcoming operating system called OS X and is partially based on the open source Unix-like OS, BSD...."

"Opening up its source code is likely to popularise Apple's OS X when it is released in the summer, but the company's decision to embrace the open source movement is not quite absolute. It does not plan to make all of the source code for the OS X server available to open source programmers."

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