Can FreeBSD Grow Large?

Erich Dollansky oceanare at
Fri Feb 18 19:33:02 PST 2005


Astrodog wrote:
> <freebsd at> wrote:
>>Astrodog wrote:
>>>I suspect that would not play really well with most FreeBSD users.
>>Thats the whole point ;-)
> What is effectively a full fork, entirely for marketing purposes,
> without altering code, of a BSD-licensed product, seems like a good
> way to irritate developers too. I could run an s/FreeBSD/AstrodogBSD,
> release closed source, and be entirely within the license, however, I
> suspect that if I got any credit for my.... "Achievement", I'd have
> quite a few spurned developers, who wouldn't be real responsive to my
> PRs... not that I'd blame them.
How does Apple fit into this picture?


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