> > > > > > > B. Unix > > > Depends on what you mean by Unix. There is code in it that > > > derives from the original AT&T UNIX. > > > > It is this. Although the idea of Unix may have started in Bell Labs, > > I thought the big lawsuits 10+ years ago and lots of work by early > > developers settled that no code in the current BSD line can be said > > to derive from Bell Labs code. > > Actually, that is not true. The only point the lawsuits settled > definitively is that BSD did not infringe on USL's copyrights. In fact it > was basically stipulated that some parts of NET/2 / BSDi =were= derived > (even copied) from the USL code, but that it didn't matter because the > copyrights being claimed had been abandoned or were invalid for one reason > or another.
Interesting - more complicated parts than are usually mentioned. ////jerry > > -Dan > _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"