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Date:      Sun, 21 Aug 2011 10:14:51 -0500
From:      Ryan Coleman <editor@d3photography.com>
To:        Adam Vande More <amvandemore@gmail.com>
Cc:        FreeBSD Questions <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: A quality operating system
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On Aug 21, 2011, at 10:11 AM, Adam Vande More wrote:

> On Sat, Aug 20, 2011 at 9:46 PM, Daniel Staal <DStaal@usa.net> wrote:
>=20
>> --As of August 20, 2011 7:01:07 PM -0700, Carl G Smith is alleged to =
have
>> said:
>>=20
>> I have heard that the OS X OS is based on FreeBSD. Is this true?
>>>=20
>>=20
>> --As for the rest, it is mine.
>>=20
>> 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.
>>=20
>> So the largest single source of code is probably FreeBSD, but neither =
the
>> kernel or the part most people interact with isn't.
>=20
>=20
> This is incorrect.
>=20
> =
http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-advocacy/2008-August/003674.htm=
l

I read the article... and it says that the largest single source of code =
when it was written was FreeBSD. 21MM lines out of 39MM overall.

Now since then they've released a lot of new features and what-not so I =
doubt it still holds at 53.8% but I would bet it is still the single =
largest source of code.

Does it matter? No.

Thank you.




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