Linked by Michael L. Love on Mon 3rd Nov 2003 19:19 UTC
BSD and Darwin derivatives The GNU-Darwin Distribution is a free operating system and a popular source of free software for Mac OS X and Darwin-x86 users, but it is also a platform for digital activism. Founded in November of 2000, the Distribution has the stated goal of bringing software freedom to computer users of every stripe, and vigilantly defending digital liberties.
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Re: GNU
by anonymous coward on Tue 4th Nov 2003 00:31 UTC

#1: I think that the GNU zealots do not like BSD type licenses as modifiers of BSD licensed code are NOT required to share their source code and changes. Any other problems here are ancillary, I believe.

#2: go look on macslash re. earlier articles about this project and responses from their so called leader. The guy is one of the most rabid zealots that I have ever seen and/or heard of.

#3: Overall, it should be no worse off than any other Linux or *BSD distro, but I really doubt that there is anything extraordinarily technologically compelling about it. It may make a nice little benchmark project for someone to benchmark *BSD, couple of linux distros, OSX, Solaris, and GNU/Darwin...