[Linux-aus] Goodbye AUUG, hello phoenix
james at lovedthanlost.net
Fri Sep 22 06:27:05 UTC 2006
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Bret Busby wrote:
> On Thu, 21 Sep 2006, James Purser wrote:
>> I remember that one. The author claimed that Linus ripped off Minix to
>> build Linux. It was proved to be a shill document before it had even
>> reached the presses.
> Perhaps, the only people who really know the whole story, are the two
> people directly involved; Tenenbaum, and Torvalds; "The Two T's"
Tenenbaum's comment on Brown's book are here:
He pretty conclusively says Linus didn't steal anything. There is also
a code comparison between Linux and Minix referenced there that
indicates there isn't any code in common.
James Turnbull <james at lovedthanlost.net>
Author of Pro Nagios 2.0
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