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Date:      Sun, 21 Aug 2011 10:11:15 -0500
From:      Adam Vande More <amvandemore@gmail.com>
To:        FreeBSD Questions <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: A quality operating system
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On Sat, Aug 20, 2011 at 9:46 PM, Daniel Staal <DStaal@usa.net> wrote:

> --As of August 20, 2011 7:01:07 PM -0700, Carl G Smith is alleged to have
> said:
>
>  I have heard that the OS X OS is based on FreeBSD. Is this true?
>>
>
> --As for the rest, it is mine.
>
> Partially.  It combines a mostly Mach kernel with some FreeBSD-derived
> userland and interfaces, then adds a proprietary window manager and UI on
> top of the rest.
>
> So the largest single source of code is probably FreeBSD, but neither the
> kernel or the part most people interact with isn't.


This is incorrect.

http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-advocacy/2008-August/003674.html

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Adam Vande More



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