Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 26th Jul 2006 17:48 UTC, submitted by Dark Leth
BSD and Darwin derivatives The OpenDarwin project is shutting down. "Over the past few years, OpenDarwin has become a mere hosting facility for Mac OS X related projects. The original notions of developing the Mac OS X and Darwin sources has not panned out. Availability of sources, interaction with Apple representatives, difficulty building and tracking sources, and a lack of interest from the community have all contributed to this. Administering a system to host other people's projects is not what the remaining OpenDarwin contributors had signed up for and have been doing this thankless task far longer than they expected. It is time for OpenDarwin to go dark."
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Unfortunately makes sense
by Bringbackanonposting on Thu 27th Jul 2006 00:26 UTC
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Sad news. I considered working with Darwin but realised that its just to risky to devote time to that platform with the fuit monster pulling the strings. I choose to develop on Linux instead. I bet Apple is happy. I can see Jobs doing a "Mr Burns" now - Eeeeexcellent!

Edited 2006-07-27 00:27

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