On Thu, Oct 18, 2007 at 18:25 , [EMAIL PROTECTED] moved his mouse, rebooted for the change to take effect, and then said:
> Date: Thu, 18 Oct 2007 13:49:07 +0000 > From: "Aryeh M. Friedman" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > Subject: Re: Two questions about UNIX(r) certification. > Dan Mahoney, System Admin wrote: > > On Thu, 18 Oct 2007, Aryeh M. Friedman wrote: > >> 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) > >> From here: > > http://www.apple.com/macosx/features/300.html#unix > > Mac OS X is now a fully certified UNIX operating system, conforming to > > both the Single UNIX Specification (SUSv3) and POSIX 1003.1. Deploy > > Leopard in environments that demand full UNIX conformance and enjoy > > expanded support for open standards popular in the UNIX community such > > as the OASIS Open Document Format (ODF) or ECMAs Office XML. > This is complete and total fluff unless they say who certified > it. And no one has legit claim to be able to do that. Opengroup has certified it. >From http://www.opengroup.org with a search on OS/X ---------------- The Open Brand - Register of Certified Products Certified Products ? Summary Register ? by Product Standard ? by Company ? by Recent Documentation ? Certification Guide ? Conformance Statements ? Product Standards ? Testing Requirements ? Checklists ? FAQs Links ? Certification Home You are here: Certification> The Open Brand > Register of Certified Products > Apple Inc. - UNIX 03 UNIX 03 Company Name: Apple Inc. Product Name: Mac OS X Version 10.5 Leopard on Intel-based Macintosh computers Environment: Registered on: 18-May-2007 Display a copy of the Brand Certificate in PDF Search the Conformance Statements database for all UNIX 03 registrations See all the registered products for the UNIX 03 Product Standard See more information about the UNIX 03 Product Standard _____________________________________________________________________ Home ? Contacts ? Legal ? Copyright ? Members ? News ? The Open Group 1995-2007 Updated on Thursday, 18 October 2007 Print this page  ------------------------------o That's good enough for me :-) Bill -- Bill Vermillion - bv @ wjv . com _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"