OT: Unix or UNIX or unix

Tony Baldwin photodharma at gmail.com
Wed Jun 10 20:30:35 UTC 2009

Karl F. Larsen wrote:
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> 	I wounder how many of the Linux users today understand where our
> operating system came from and why. In 1969 some VERY smart Bell
> Laboratory young men were asked to write a operating system that will be
> better than all that came before it. They invented the C programing
> language and went to work designing Unix. We that use Linux are all
> using a Unix operating system today. It is still the most stable and
> simple system ever done. Now the people using Unix are worried about How
> Unix is your computer?
> 	Now we hear people that argue that their Linux is better because it has
> some feature not found in the other brands. We need to keep in mind that
> we choose to use Unix because it is better even than the most popular
> operating system in the world Windows.
> 73 Karl

While they are related, in various ways,
Linux is not unix.
And of course, Gnu is Not Unix, either.
Linux was "derived" from Minix, a mini-unix, by Linux et al., but is a 
distinct kernel.
Take a look at this:

free/open source software
tcl yer os with a feather...

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