Linked by Eugenia Loli on Fri 20th May 2005 20:13 UTC
SGI and IRIX Can a proprietary Unix be a desktop OS that competes with Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux desktops? Although it may lack the visual effects of OS X, and installation is tricky in parts, Irix is a stable desktop OS -- possibly because it runs only on SGI's own hardware. Read the rest at NewsForge.
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SGI? Copycat...
by Anonymous on Sat 21st May 2005 14:27 UTC

> Wrong. Nothing in original UNIX source code was copied into
> Linux.

You are wrong. There was a few lines of code (a simple loop) copied from the original UNIX source to Linux by the SGI engineer.

Yes, the code was opensourced, and it was one of the versions released to the "public domain". Still, SGI should never code those lines into Linux.