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Live Journal: Linux Fragmentation--A View from the Security Community

Mar 01, 2006, 17:30 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dan Walsh)

"I have lived the Unix wars over the past 20 years. I worked on Project Athena back at Digital Equipment (DEC) in the late 1980's and remember all the effort that it took to make it work on multiple UNIX versions.

"We had the best technology at the time. MIT and DEC had awesome technology including instant messaging (Zephyr), security (Kerberos), distributed management (Moira), secure file systems with Kerberized NFS and AFS, shared name service via DNS and Hesiod, and a network windowing system (X)..."

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