[nycbug-talk] Article on Unix and open source

Pete Wright pete
Mon Aug 2 11:03:17 EDT 2004

Sunny Dubey wrote:

>On Monday 02 August 2004 12:04 am, G.Rosamond wrote:
>>The article is titled "can gnu ever be unix?", but the author
>>repeatedly refers to gnu and bsds.
>Linux has been certified POSIX.1.  It was done by a company called Lasemoon.  
>No one cared about linux being POSIX, and the company tanked.  Apparently 
>another german company called Unifix Software seems to have continued with 
>this POSIX compliancy effort, and it seems not too many people take notice of 
>this either.
>IMO customers just don't care about SUS/POSIX as they used to anymore.

which is funny, because POSIX standards really say alot more about a 
system than "Unix."


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