Linked by David Adams on Tue 8th Apr 2008 16:33 UTC
BSD and Darwin derivatives "I am very happy about the direction in which the Mac OS X GUI is going, although sadly many Mac users aren't interested in (or don't know about) the "lower levels" of the Macintosh Operating System. Have you ever wondered why the Terminal greets you with the words "Welcome to Darwin"? Why do BSD and Mac OS share certain bits of code? Why does Wikipedia describe Mac OS X as a graphical operating system? Today we're going to take a look at the underlying open source technology which powers your fancy Leopard OS - the hidden core set of components, named Darwin."
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javiercero1
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2005-11-10

Wow, for such a condescending tone in your messages you really don't know the difference between kernel/BSD userland --which is what Darwin is-- and the rest of the OSX layers/technologies.

Darwin is a subset of OSX, it is foundation of sorts. And it is fully open source.

Your last comment about ATI drivers and Office was precious... LOL.

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