[TUHS] Why Linux not another PC/UNIX [was Mach for i386 ...]

Chet Ramey chet.ramey at case.edu
Thu Feb 23 03:06:20 AEST 2017


On 2/22/17 12:00 PM, Clem Cole wrote:

> But you are right .. no one was really sure what was going to happen.   So
> the BSD/386 iso's were hidden, so at least officially they could say the
> only people that we supposed to have access were the BSD licensees.   But
> as I say it was a well known "secret." 

This has very much the aura of a private club.  If you were in the club,
the secret was well known, but most of the people who went to Linux and
supported its growth were not.

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