[BSDCert] about BSD certification
jpb at sixshooter.v6.thrupoint.net
Mon Apr 18 09:33:35 EDT 2005
* Marek Piotr Stolarski <dyziu at fouk.org> [2005-04-18 02:57]:
> On Sun, Apr 17, 2005 at 07:17:38PM -0600, Sancho2k.net Lists wrote:
> => I don't believe there is any sort of a certification process to
> => designate your system as BSD. If you've based it off of a BSD kernel,
> => it's probably "BSD" simply by nature.
> BSD kernel... Uhm, I'm corious, what kind of base system does it have? GNU?
Because it's a nice day, I'll take this as "not a troll".
BSD systems predate GNU development by roughly a decade (and 3000 miles).
A very good readable summary of the history of BSD, written by Marshall Kirk McKusick,
is available at:
See also: http://www.robotwisdom.com/linux/timeline.html
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