Subject: Re: OT: a dumb alpha question
To: Michael G. Schabert <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 12/15/2001 11:01:00
On Sat, Dec 15, 2001 at 01:53:02PM -0500, Michael G. Schabert wrote:

 > Well, OSX gives you a BSD-based OS (Darwin is based on FreeBSD) with 
 > the elegance of MacOS. Aqua/Quartz is definitely "something other 
 > than a run-of-the-mill window manager". The "Fink" project at 
 > sourceforge is similar to NetBSD's packages collection.

Actually, Darwin is based on Mach + NetBSD + FreeBSD.

(Look at the RCS IDs in the binaries in a Darwin /bin sometime...)

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>