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

From: Christopher Browne
Subject: Re: Free system that could be "real Unix".
Date: Tue, 16 Oct 2007 22:09:00 -0400
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Centuries ago, Nostradamus foresaw when mike3 <> would write:
> On Oct 14, 8:06 pm, Christopher Browne <> wrote:
>> Sockets is a fine architecture. Learn it. Use it. Live free and prosper.
>> -----------------------------------------------------------------
> Hmm. Could this mean then that perhaps it is _better_ that the Free
> systems are not "real Unix" in the sense of 100% compliance with the
> SUS? Then what is all this stuff about "Real Unix = power", anyway?

Those that were selling licenses to "Real UNIX(tm)" presumably wanted
to have something to point out as a "marketing strategy," some
putative advantage to buying their products over others that lack
something that they *are* selling...

let name="cbbrowne" and tld="" in String.concat "@" [name;tld];;
"The main reason for open-source  gets developed is need.  If the need
is  there, then the  software will  get written.   If it  isn't really
needed, then the lack of software is hardly a problem, right?"
-- Almost Brian Hurt's Words <>

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