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PC Week: Unix community: Still happily fragmented

“… 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.”


Complete story
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