Re: Mac OS X is doomed - Linus says it's "crap"

  • From: John Madden <weez@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: technocracy@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 9 Apr 2001 00:24:15 -0500

> 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.


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