git: be57bef746 - main - Update Apple descriptions in the handbook.

From: Pau Amma <>
Date: Thu, 03 Nov 2022 01:53:22 UTC
The branch main has been updated by pauamma:


commit be57bef7467b7ee4573aad3d2a34d55b54ff6abf
Author:     Minsoo Choo <>
AuthorDate: 2022-11-03 00:53:29 +0000
Commit:     Pau Amma <>
CommitDate: 2022-11-03 01:51:28 +0000

    Update Apple descriptions in the handbook.
    It has been a while since Apple changed their mac operating system's
    name from 'OS X' to 'macOS'. Also, iOS, iPadOS, watchOS, tvOS, and
    bridgeOS also use Apple Darwin, which borrowed some components from
    Reviewed By:    gjb, pauamma
    Approved by:    gjb
    Differential Revision:
 documentation/content/en/books/handbook/introduction/_index.adoc | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/documentation/content/en/books/handbook/introduction/_index.adoc b/documentation/content/en/books/handbook/introduction/_index.adoc
index bce4b94b21..db3923e71b 100644
--- a/documentation/content/en/books/handbook/introduction/_index.adoc
+++ b/documentation/content/en/books/handbook/introduction/_index.adoc
@@ -120,7 +120,7 @@ FreeBSD's advanced features, proven security, predictable release cycle, and per
 Many of the world's largest IT companies use FreeBSD:
 * link:[Apache] - The Apache Software Foundation runs most of its public-facing infrastructure on FreeBSD, including possibly one of the largest SVN repositories in the world with over 1.4 million commits.
-* link:[Apple] - OS X borrows heavily from FreeBSD for the network stack, virtual file system, and many userland components. Apple iOS also contains elements borrowed from FreeBSD.
+* link:[Apple] - Modern operating systems produced by Apple borrow code from FreeBSD for the process model, network stack, virtual file system, libraries, manual pages, and command-line utilities.
 * link:[Cisco] - IronPort network security and anti-spam appliances run a modified FreeBSD kernel.
 * link:[Citrix] - The NetScaler line of security appliances provide layer 4-7 load balancing, content caching, application firewall, secure VPN, and mobile cloud network access, along with the power of a FreeBSD shell.
 * link:[Dell EMC Isilon] - Isilon's enterprise storage appliances are based on FreeBSD. The extremely liberal FreeBSD license allowed Isilon to integrate their intellectual property throughout the kernel and focus on building their product instead of an operating system.