Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 21st Sep 2010 21:15 UTC, submitted by Gregory Plummer
GNU, GPL, Open Source "So what is the state of the Hurd? Is it vaporware, like Duke Nukem Forever? Fortunately not: the code exists, there is still work going on (for instance as part of Google Summer of Code), and there are even some relatively functional Hurd distributions. Let's look first at the code and the current architecture, and then at the Hurd distributions."
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by tylerdurden on Wed 22nd Sep 2010 23:05 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: Outdated article"
tylerdurden
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2009-03-17

And NextStep was in version 4.0 and named "OpenStep" by then ;-) I still have the box somewhere...

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by tylerdurden on Sat 25th Sep 2010 05:15 in reply to "RE[7]: Outdated article"
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2009-03-17

Dude, are you really trying to correct someone who actually ran OPENSTEP 4.2 on a nextstation. LOL.


For the nth time, with the advent of version 4.x NS was commonly known as OPENSTEP. The name is for both, the API and the underlying OS for what used to be NeXTStep (or was it NextStep?).

Deal with it.

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