Vale lembrar que o Darwin continua livre e rodando em x86 ;)
On Sun, 7 Jan 2007 16:20:56 -0200
"Pablo Sánchez" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Triste, mas um fato... infelizmente, só fiquei sabendo agora, e isso já tem
> 6 meses!!!
> Eu costumo visitar páginas de diversos OSs a fim de ver o que tem de novo,
> os focos do projeto, e por aí vai... fazia um tempo que eu não olhava o
> OpenDarwin, e fiquei triste hoje em ver que o projeto foi cancelado... Uma
> pena. Mais triste é ver que ninguém deu bola para isso... Provavelmente
> porque ninguém use, afinal de contas, é um projeto financiado pela Apple, e
> nem todo mundo tem dinheiro para comprar um Mac.
> Um abc!
> OpenDarwin Shutting Down
> OpenDarwin was originally created with the goal of providing a development
> environment for building and developing Mac OS X sources as well as
> developing a standalone Darwin OS derivative. OpenDarwin was meant to be a
> development community and a proving ground for fixes and features for Mac OS
> X and Darwin, which could be picked up by Apple for inclusion in the
> canonical sources. OpenDarwin has failed to achieve its goals in 4 years of
> operation, and moves further from achieving these goals as time goes on. For
> this reason, OpenDarwin will be shutting down.
> Over the past few years, OpenDarwin has become a mere hosting facility for
> Mac OS X related projects. The original notions of developing the Mac OS X
> and Darwin sources has not panned out. Availability of sources, interaction
> with Apple representatives, difficulty building and tracking sources, and a
> lack of interest from the community have all contributed to this.
> Administering a system to host other people's projects is not what the
> remaining OpenDarwin contributors had signed up for and have been doing this
> thankless task far longer than they expected. It is time for OpenDarwin to
> go dark.
> Project admins for all active projects have been notified, and we will be
> working with them to provide as seamless a transition to their new homes as
> possible. We don't want to boot anyone off, we will be operating the
> machines as usual for several months, until everyone has had a chance to
> move elsewhere.
> We will continue to provide email and dns redirection after the machines go
> dark. We'll be looking at what other redirection services are needed and can
> be provided after hosting has ceased.
> The OpenDarwin team would like to thank everyone who did contribute to the
> project, and our apologies to active, loyal projects that have to move.
> - OpenDarwin Core Team and Administrators
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