Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 2nd Oct 2017 21:40 UTC, submitted by AaronMiller
Mac OS X

Apple has always shared the kernel of macOS after each major release. This kernel also runs on iOS devices as both macOS and iOS are built on the same foundation. This year, Apple also shared the most recent version of the kernel on GitHub. And you can also find ARM versions of the kernel for the first time.

The code was pushed to Apple's open source site, as well as to their official GitHub mirror.

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RE[3]: Comment by FlyingJester
by viton on Tue 3rd Oct 2017 13:23 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by FlyingJester"
viton
Member since:
2005-08-09

Apple took over a few linux/unix tools (like CUPS) and they keep maintaining them in the open.


You forgot LLVM and Webkit.

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The123king Member since:
2009-05-28

Yeh but they stole webkit from KDE

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dpJudas Member since:
2009-12-10

Yeh but they stole webkit from KDE

And then was so uncooperative that it caused Google to fork and almost everyone else followed them.

Webkit is probably one of the worst examples of good open source behavior from Apple.

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RE[5]: Comment by FlyingJester
by viton on Tue 3rd Oct 2017 19:24 in reply to "RE[4]: Comment by FlyingJester"
viton Member since:
2005-08-09

Yeh but they stole webkit from KDE

Stole? By forking open-source project?
Yeah, right. In a process of stealing, Webkit somehow grew 20x in size compared to original KHTML fork.

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