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  • Bob Ippolito
    ... Also, if you check http://www.opengroup.org/openbrand/register/ you ll notice that absolutely no Apple, NeXT, or BSD products are certified UNIX® by way
    Message 1 of 9 , Sep 16, 2003
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      On Tuesday, Sep 16, 2003, at 14:44 America/New_York, Bob Ippolito wrote:

      >
      > On Tuesday, Sep 16, 2003, at 14:27 America/New_York, Ricardo SIGNES
      > wrote:
      >
      >> * Bob Ippolito <bob@...> [2003-09-16T11:53:22]
      >>> On Tuesday, Sep 16, 2003, at 11:22 America/New_York, Thomas A. Fine
      >>> wrote:
      >>>> Yeah, but no on seems to have noticed. Apple should start running
      >>>> HUGE
      >>>> billboards in communities with large technical communites. A giant
      >>>> picture of Charleton Heston from the end of the move "Soylent
      >>>> Green",
      >>>> with the Caption: "It's _UNIX_!!! OS X is _UNIX_!!!"
      >>>
      >>> And get hardcore sued by The Open Group :) OS X isn't UNIX
      >>> certified.
      >>> They'd have to say:
      >>>
      >>> "It's _UNIX-like_!!!! OS X is _UNIX-like_!!!!"
      >>
      >> Are you sure?
      >>
      >> http://www.apple.com/macosx/technologies/darwin.html has a big UNIX
      >> gaphic and calls it a complete UNIX implementation.
      >
      > It says "UNIX-based foundation", "BSD UNIX implementation", and
      > "popular UNIX scripting languages". It never says OS X *is* UNIX.
      >
      > Note that the big graphic says "UNIX based".

      Also, if you check http://www.opengroup.org/openbrand/register/ you'll
      notice that absolutely no Apple, NeXT, or BSD products are certified
      UNIX® by way of The Open Brand.

      -bob
    • Eugene Lee
      ... There s UNIX® the trademark owned by The Open Brand. Then there s Unix the generic term. -- Eugene Lee eugene at anime dot net
      Message 2 of 9 , Sep 16, 2003
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        On Tue, Sep 16, 2003 at 02:48:47PM -0400, Bob Ippolito wrote:
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        : Also, if you check http://www.opengroup.org/openbrand/register/ you'll
        : notice that absolutely no Apple, NeXT, or BSD products are certified
        : UNIX® by way of The Open Brand.

        There's UNIX® the trademark owned by The Open Brand.

        Then there's "Unix" the generic term.


        --
        Eugene Lee
        eugene at anime dot net
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