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

Clem Cole clemc at ccc.com
Thu Feb 23 08:18:02 AEST 2017

On Wed, Feb 22, 2017 at 4:00 PM, Michael Kerpan <madcrow.maxwell at gmail.com>

> ​...
>  Linux was the cheapest game in town: free on CDs from the back of books
> in the public library.
​Yup...  and the point is ended up in the legal troubles, I believe what
you would have seen in​ library would have been based on some flavor of BSD
because the BSD unix was much farther along/more mature/stable than Linux
at the time.

As Larry said -- people just wanted some "free" (I said "cheap enough").
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