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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by Anonymous on Tue 4th Nov 2003 19:08 UTC

"What I'm trying to say is that "Linux" may not have become what it is today, but some other equivalent project probably would have - with or without the GPL."

Not bloody likely. RMS spent 10 years working to build a Free OS before the Linux kernel was created. Can you imagine anyone else setting out to create a Free OS in 1983? If he didn't, the BSD's would be as obscure as they are now and we would all still be running windows.