[ILUG] Re: ILUG sends s/w patents briefing document to Irish MEPs
John P. Looney
valen at tuatha.org
Tue Mar 22 09:56:32 GMT 2005
On Tue, Mar 22, 2005 at 09:44:43AM +0000, Thomas Bridge mentioned:
> Actually if anything it was the other way around. It was the
> internet that made collaboration between the Linux and BSD developers
> possible in a way that simply wasn't there without it.
> When I first got online back in 1992, most servers on the Internet
> were running proprietry UNIXes.
Back then, even most *routers* were running proprietry Unixes - like
Some might say of course that proprietary unixen wouldn't have been
possible without BSD and the availability of the SysV code. :)
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