On Tuesday 12 September 2006 15:05, Jeff Rollin wrote:
> That was my point, that BSD was rewritten from the ground up to avoid AT&T
> patents. So whilst some might consider BSD "real unix", it's really only
> "emulating" V7 with Berkeley extensions.

My understanding was that it was copyright rather than patents - and that the 
main reason for the settlement of the case between AT&T and BSD/University of 
California was that when they started comparing code, there was actually more 
Berkeley code in AT&T Unix than the other way round.

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