[linux-elitists] quote of the day

Sean Neakums sneakums@zork.net
Mon May 5 09:18:03 PDT 2003


Ben Woodard <woodard@redhat.com> writes:

> I heard McKusic go talk about the work that they had to go into to
> prove what parts of BSD were not derived from Unix and it was an
> extremely difficult process.

But BSD was directly based on Unix until they rewrote the AT&T-owned
code.  It is not currently a given that there is Unix code in Linux,
whereas it was in the BSD case, which seems to place the onus of proof
differently in each situation.

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Sean Neakums - <sneakums@zork.net>



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