[nycbug-talk] Good Citizen?

G. Rosamond george
Sun Nov 7 20:35:58 EST 2004

On Nov 7, 2004, at 8:26 PM, Pastor Mac wrote:

> Hello all--
> I'm thinking of writing a piece for a buddy of mine that runs a 
> Mac-centric website (for the morbidly curious see <www.lowendmac.com>) 
> about the new 5.3 release.  Specifically, I'd like to get some 
> perspective on how much cross pollination is ongoing between the BSD 
> community and Darwin development.  I don't want to trigger a flame 
> fest but I'm interested in hearing if Apple is simply sucking up other 
> people's work or if Apple's developers are truly opening up and 
> participating in the open source community.
> As a side note, I'm not a coder although I'm loosely conversant in the 
> languages.  So I ask that you please be kind to this humble supplicant 
> in analysis of your chosen field of expertise:-)

Woah. . .there's a lot on this. . .I'd recommend perusing the archives 
of places like OSnews and OSviews . . .not so much for the articles, 
which are normally pretty bad, but rather for some of the insightful 

I think we all remember this one:


I'd also be curious to hear what others have to say about the matter. . 


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