what's unix and what's not

John Martinez rolnif at mac.com
Wed Nov 26 09:52:29 PST 2003

On Tuesday, November 25, 2003, at 06:55PM, Mike Hoskins <mike at adept.org> wrote:

>how similar does something have 
>to look to UNIX before it actually is UNIX?

For the official definition, start here:


Personally, I lump SVR4 derivatives (Solaris, HP-UX and others) and the BSDs as "UNIX" with different personality types. Linux I would say is a close cousin or even a half brother at this point.


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