freebsd is really bsd?

Sean Cavanaugh Millenia2000 at
Tue Dec 13 18:07:24 UTC 2011

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>Is freebsd simply bsd name, means it is free so they appended the word
'free' is it like this?

The best explanation I have ever seen to give people fresh to the BSD
project is the following youtube clip from years ago. It traces all the way
back to its origins and gives nice examples of some of the "small" companies
that use BSD derived code in their programs.

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