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Upside: BSD community learns to get along

Dec 01, 2000, 13:32 (9 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sam Williams)

"After years of living in the Linux shadows, the BSD community finally appears to be preparing for a move to the head of the class."

"There are now signs that the community is learning to work together."

"Thanks to the imminent arrival of MacOS X, the next generation of Apple's (AAPL ) Macintosh operating system that incorporates substantial portions of the BSD code base, self-described "BSD bigots" are contemplating a future in which more computers users run versions of BSD than rival Linux."

"It's one of the biggest developments to hit the BSD community since 4.4 Lite came out," says Jordan Hubbard, referring to the final, open source version of the University of California-managed Berkeley Software Distribution that ignited the current open source BSD scene."

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