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Re: [in] Re: IE is just as safe as FireFox
From: JxT <jxt.lists () gmail com>
Date: Tue, 16 Nov 2004 07:45:25 -0600

I believe it says "The BSD layer is based on the BSD kernel, primarily
FreeBSD."  It does not says the OSX kernel.

peep developer.apple.com if you really don't believe me ;-)  it's a
tad more reliable then wikipedia



-JxT



On Mon, 15 Nov 2004 11:41:35 -0800, pete () oddpost com <pete () oddpost com> wrote:
On Sun, Nov 14, 2004 at 11:53:46PM -0600, JxT wrote:
"The BSD layer is based on the BSD kernel, primarily FreeBSD."   That
information is available on Apple's Developer Site.



OSX is based on the Mach kernel, not the bsd kernel.

"Apple selected OPENSTEP to be the basis for the successor of the classic Mac
OS. It became the Cocoa API of Mac OS X. OPENSTEP is in fact an upgraded
version of NeXTSTEP, which used Mach 2.5. As such, OPENSTEP's Mach/BSD amalgam
is the basis for Apple's Mac OS X operating system."

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mach_operating_system

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