Dan Mahoney, System Admin wrote: > I recently noticed that Apple's new OS, Leopard, is Unix certified.
"UNIX Certified" what the [EMAIL PROTECTED]@ does that mean as far I know no one is in a position to make such a statement except maybe the current owner of the Unix trademark (sco if I am not mistaken) > > I'd imagine that the big reason that FreeBSD hasn't done this yet is: > It costs a lot of money. And give SCO a reason to actually consolidate it's illegitimate claim to be the steward of Unix when there is no such thing beyond the holder of the trademark. > > > That said, if in theory one were to try to get the operating system > certified (say, to increase awareness and market share versus the > penguinistas)... > > a) approximately how much money is "a lot"? > > and > > b) How far short, technically, does FreeBSD fall from the standard > (we'll ignore operational semantics for the time being) MacOS-X is FreeBSD at it's core thus we are ready now (actually all that is required is POSIX complience) _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"