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Re: Will The Hurd Trample The Penguin ?!?

From: John Bailo
Subject: Re: Will The Hurd Trample The Penguin ?!?
Date: Fri, 15 Jul 2005 01:49:32 -0700
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Rick wrote:

> On Thu, 14 Jul 2005 20:09:04 -0700, John Bailo wrote:
>> Ku Karlovsky wrote:
>>> The Hurd developers concluded, as did many others before them, that
>>> Mach's performance and stability was insufficient.  OS/X's kernel is a
>>> monolithic kernel based on a rewritten Mach microkernel with parts of
>>> the FreeBSD kernel embedded in it.
>> So shouldn't OSX be licensed under GPL then?
> BSD. And much if it is.

I still don't understand.

Mach is owned by GNU ( or licensed under GPL ).

If OSX is based -- or includes -- Mach code, then doesn't that GPL OSX?

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