Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 20th Nov 2005 16:51 UTC, submitted by jaboua
BSD and Darwin derivatives "Although Linux gets much of the attention in the Free and open source operating system world, the BSD operating system is also very popular. BSD has a longer history, and its roots go right back to one of the original Unix implementations that spawned commercial Unix variants like Solaris and Mac OS X. BSD is actually a popular source for server-focused operating systems and, due to an open license, it is sometimes more attractive to developers as the base for their projects. With some BSD variants, security and high-performance networking are key drivers."
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RE[3]: Impressing ;-)
by thebluesgnr on Mon 21st Nov 2005 03:57 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Impressing ;-)"
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"Realize that Linux is ONLY a kernel, the BSDs ship as complete OPERATING SYSTEMS."

Which doesn't stop you from comparing the kernels. ;)

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