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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: Wed, 17 Oct 2007 16:13:08 -0500
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mike3 writes:
> For _some_ practical purposes, maybe.  But I don't think I'm the only one
> that would have problems if I wrote something in terms of a standard and
> then tried to run it on something that didn't quite comply with that
> standard.

I hope you are not assuming that the fact that a system is "certified" as
complying with a standard guarantees that it actually does comply.

> Oh, don't give me that advocacy crap.  ISTR that TOG was considering
> waiving the license fee for Linux if it could meet the compliance test,
> but it still hasn't happened.  Maybe the Linux groupies have too big
> egos?

Or maybe no one who matters gives a damn?  If you want Linux certified than
shut up and get out there and get it done.  You have everything you need.
John Hasler
Dancing Horse Hill
Elmwood, WI USA

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