Tim Bradshaw <email@example.com> wrote:
| (b) Near-functional BSD sources were available circa 1990 and
| functional ones not much later (91 or 92?). So tell me, *why* did
| Linux reinvent it all? Maybe because he couldn't think of
| anything more interesting to do.
Well, let's see... He *might* have wanted to use BSD as a base,
but wasn't that right around the time of the AT&T lawsuit against
BSDI & UCB? Perhaps he got scared off.
And by the time the lawsuit was finally settled (mostly against AT&T),
Linux had already been written and had a fast-growing community.
Rob Warnock <firstname.lastname@example.org>
627 26th Avenue <URL:http://rpw3.org/>
San Mateo, CA 94403 (650)572-2607