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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: Spelling of "Unix"
Date Wed, 13 May 1998 23:13:35 GMT
Sounds cool to me... We could even do Un*x :)

Alexei Kosut wrote:
> 
> I was glancing at the recent platform-identification code that's been
> added to 1.3-dev, and I'm a tad concerned about the use of the word
> "UNIX". 
> 
> I'd much perfer "Unix" over "UNIX". For one thing, it looks nicer IMHO. 
> And another thing, IIRC, is that "UNIX" is a registered trademark of the
> Open Group, wheras "Unix" is a generic term.
> 
> It's a minor nit, but I think it's worth considering. Technically, Linux
> is not a UNIX operating system, for example. I'd rather call it "Unix".
> 
> -- Alexei Kosut <akosut@stanford.edu> <http://www.stanford.edu/~akosut/>
>    Stanford University, Class of 2001 * Apache <http://www.apache.org> *
> 
> 
> 


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