Re: Would Linux exist without the Internet?
--- On Sat, 11/1/08, Darren Pilgrim <email@example.com> wrote:[color=blue]
> From: Darren Pilgrim <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Subject: Re: Would Linux exist without the Internet?
> To: "Jayton Garnett" <email@example.com>
> Cc: [email]firstname.lastname@example.org[/email]
> Date: Saturday, November 1, 2008, 6:30 PM
> Jayton Garnett wrote:[color=green]
> > Would the Internet exist without BSD?
> > No.
> > Would Linux exist without the Internet? :)
> > No.[/color]
> By extension: Linux wouldn't exist without BSD. :)[/color]
I've seen a quote around attributed to Linus Torvalds, stating something along the lines of "If I'd known about 386BSD back then, I probably wouldn't have created Linux."
So an inverse is true, as well - Linux wouldn't exist with BSD. Or something.
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