Linked by David Adams on Thu 1st Jul 2010 08:52 UTC
GNU, GPL, Open Source The HURD was meant to be the true kernel at the heart of the GNU operating system. The promise behind the HURD was revolutionary -- a set of daemons on top of a microkernel that was intended to surpass the performance of the monolithic kernels of traditional Unix systems and in doing so, give greater security, freedom and flexibility to the users -- but it has yet to come down to earth.
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RE[5]: Reason Linux lives:
by phoenix on Sat 3rd Jul 2010 18:03 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Reason Linux lives:"
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100% true. It's one of the benefits (or downsides, depending on your point of view) to the BSD license. So long as you keep the copyright and license notices intact, you can do whatever you want with the source.

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