David Kelly writes: > Yes, basically. FreeBSD is free for the taking, so Apple > took. Steve Jobs' NeXT team had a lot of familiarity with Mach, > so they took from there also too. A good number of well known > FreeBSD people now work for Apple, there are a number of FreeBSD > device drivers shipping with MacOS X.
In the interest of perspective, it's worth noting this has not be a one-sided arrangement. Apple has contributed substantial debugging info and even blocks of code - often for the kind of boring/unglamorous stuff which doesn't get a lot of attention in mostly volunteer project. Robert Huff _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"