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Re: Linux vs BSD

On Wed, 15 Nov 1995, Stephen J. Turnbull wrote:

> (6) BSD is the OS of choice for OS researchers, I'm not sure exactly
>     why.  Probably because it is more coherent; the BSD community is
>     much more tightly organized than the Linux community.  The Only
>     Thing Linus controls is The Kernel; everything else is handled by
>     whoever feels like it.  Thus, Linux has Distributions.  By
>     contrast, each *BSD has an Organization or a Person In Charge.

You might want to read the _Design and Implementation of the BSD
Operating System_ which is an excellent book to read with
_Design and Implementation of the UNIX Operating System_ by Bach.


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