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Re: Free system that could be "real Unix".

From: John Hasler
Subject: Re: Free system that could be "real Unix".
Date: Fri, 12 Oct 2007 17:43:37 -0500
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mike3 writes:
> What is "Unix" defined as, then? Obviously "UNIX(tm)" is defined as
> whatever The Open Group has allowed to be branded as such, but what is
> "Unix" defined as?

You can sell it as Unix if you have permission from The Open Group.  You
can call it Unix if you feel moved to do so.  Personally, I call it Unix if
it looks like Unix to me.  This means Linux, the BSDs, Solaris, and the
branded Unixes such as HPUX.
John Hasler
Dancing Horse Hill
Elmwood, WI USA

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