Tell me about OS X – *NIX, UNIX or trademark violations

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Author: JT Smith

Kelly McNeill writes “Ever since Apple introduced OS X, there have been a handful of individuals who’ve debated whether Apple’s latest operating system — which incorporates technologies from both Apple’s Open Source Darwin Operating System, as well as those from BSD — is in fact a true UNIX operating system. In an effort to lay to rest this long-standing argument, I called the Open Group (Individuals holding the UNIX® Trademark) to get the company’s official stance on the issue. What I learned from that call is very interesting

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