freebsd vs. netbsd

Aryeh Friedman aryeh.friedman at
Mon Jun 8 13:40:41 UTC 2020

On Mon, Jun 8, 2020 at 9:21 AM Valeri Galtsev <galtsev at>

> Disclaimer: majority of systems I have in my list of UNIXes strictly
> speaking can not be called UNIX, as they do not pay loyalties for that name
> to AT&T.

Just as with Java your information on the legal status of Unix is ****WAY
OUT OF DATE***** from wikipedia article on Unix (end of second paragraph)
[you really should stop saying stuff unless you know it to be by objective
fact to be true]:

"In the early 1990s, AT&T sold its rights in Unix to Novell
<>, which then sold its Unix business
to the Santa Cruz Operation
<> (SCO) in 1995.[4]
<> The UNIX trademark passed
to The Open Group <>, a neutral
industry consortium founded in 1996, which allows the use of the mark for
certified operating systems that comply with the Single UNIX Specification
<> (SUS). However,
Novell continues to own the Unix copyrights, which the SCO Group, Inc. v.
Novell, Inc. <,_Inc._v._Novell,_Inc.>
court case (2010) confirmed."

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