[linux-elitists] hacked your tivo yet?
Thu Aug 1 12:57:24 PDT 2002
commence john spurling quotation:
> On Thu, Aug 01, 2002 at 03:21:49PM -0400, Ron Guerin wrote:
> > On Thu, 2002-08-01 at 14:28, M. Drew Streib wrote:
> > > TiVo is hackable because of its free software foundation. Seeing
> > > proprietary apps on top of it just hurts.
> > You mean like Mac OS X? ;)
> isn't the kernel bsd?
BSD running on (or rather, linked with) Mach. With a UFS
implementation that was last updated in 1997.
> if so, what does the fsf have to do with any of that?
Not much. Can't see why they would, really.
> am i missing something? i've heard that their kernel source is
> publicly available from mac os x using friends, just the gui and
> stuff are still proprietary. can other elitists support or refute
Search for the Darwin project. It's the name given to the part of Mac
OS X that is free software; basically the kernel and the BSD libraries
and userspace. How close the current Darwin is to the current Mac OS
X I do not know.
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