Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 6th Nov 2007 21:38 UTC, submitted by SK8T
BSD and Darwin derivatives Apple has released the source code to Darwin 9, the underlying open source operating system ofMac OS X 10.5 Leopard. "Darwin is the open source UNIX-based foundation of Mac OS X. Darwin integrates a number of technologies, including the Mach 3.0 microkernel, operating system services based on FreeBSD 5 UNIX, high-performance TCP/IP networking, and support for multiple integrated file systems. Because the design of Darwin is highly modular, you can dynamically add device drivers, networking extensions, and new file systems."
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RE: Well done apple
by searly on Thu 8th Nov 2007 13:23 UTC in reply to "Well done apple"
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As somebody already mentioned "Darwin is not really that useful to any of the end users" ... so what does that mean ... call me a cynic but apple simply uses the opensource community to develop their product with giving back as little as possible.

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