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From p.@sweng.stortek.com
Subject Re: [Fwd: Adding Mac OS X to the list of modern operating systems]
Date Fri, 07 Apr 2000 17:48:16 GMT
In a recent note, Tom Harrington said:

> Date: Fri, 07 Apr 2000 10:59:53 -0600
> 
> Rodent of Unusual Size wrote:
> > 
> > Acked.
> > 
> > I'm -0 on this; if we did it, we'd reasonably have to add BeOS,
> > OS/2, OS/390, and so on.
> > 
> > Comments?
> 
> I don't get a vote, but...
> 
> MacOS X is basically a fancy new Unix variant.  If you wanted to be
> consistent, then adding MacOS X to the list would also require adding
> HP-UX, Solaris, Linux, etc, etc.  With pre-"X" releases there might
> be some merit to this, since MacOS was/is a very different beast,
> but starting at MacOS X it's basically BSD as far as Apache is concerned.
> 
> I'd suggest not doing this.  At most, you might consider adding a
> note indicating currently-supported Unix variants.  But even that
> doesn't seem all that important.
> 
Similarly OS/390, which was, in fact, one of the first systems
to be certified for UNIX branding.

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