> No doubt GMers say that about Fords and viceversa. I'm surprised > though, that there would such a level of sharp-tongued rhetoric > _within_ the Unix community. More so by someone so high up as Linus, > and with such sweeping generalization! You'd think the top dog would > have more humility. If Mach is "crap" then BSD must be too. And > thusly AIX, HP/UX, Solaris, and so on. Too bad. (Too bad that people > can't find _some_ good in other flavors and OSes.. E.g. if we didn't > have Solaris at our site, I don't know what we'd do to interface at > the level we must, with IBM/MVS. Oh I suppose we could use AIX--but > that's probably another "crappy" product.) =) BSD isn't Mach. OS X is a combination of Mach and BSD.. or something.. Troy? I think Linus' complaint is mostly about the microkernel architecture though. John -- # John Madden weez@xxxxxxxxxxxxx ICQ: 2EB9EA # FreeLists, Free mailing lists for all: http://www.freelists.org # UNIX Systems Engineer, Ivy Tech State College: http://www.ivy.tec.in.us # Linux, Apache, Perl and C: All the best things in life are free!