forward thinking about the UI

David Gerard dgerard at
Tue Nov 24 13:37:08 GMT 2009

2009/11/24 Chris Rees <utisoft at>:
> 2009/11/24 Michael Haney <thezorch at>:

>> I was aware that Mac OS X was BSD.

> No, it's not. Different kernel, proprietary GUI, there only thing from
> FreeBSD is the userland.

It's BSD-like enough that the BSD fans accept it as a BSD. It also
compiles quite a lot of open-source software cleanly if you tell it
you're on a BSD.

And it's Unix(tm), of course. Not merely Unix-like.

- d.

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