Subject: Re: Document: What's the difference between Linux and BSD?
To: Andrew Gillham <>
From: Greg Lehey <>
List: netbsd-advocacy
Date: 04/27/2000 14:18:25
On Thursday, 27 April 2000 at  0:38:05 -0400, Andrew Gillham wrote:
> Peter Seebach writes:
>> In message <>, Greg Lehey writes:
>>> 1.  Have I forgotten something?
>> BSD/OS.  I know we're "distant cousins" or whatever, but we're definitely
>> a live branch of BSD Unix, with active development, market niches, etcetera.
>> There are a bunch of things listing the three open-source systems, but
>> not listing BSD/OS; this may confuse people when they see just-occasional
>> references to the 4th member of the family.  Even if we're widely thought to
>> be the black sheep.  ;-)
> Having been at the BSD BOF, I must ask: "Darwin?"  Does it qualify?
> At least it should get as much mention as BSD/OS.

Good point.  I'll have to add that one.

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That's the wrong address: it should be  I've
sent the original message to them as well, but we now look like we'll
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