--- On Sat, 11/1/08, Darren Pilgrim wrote:
> From: Darren Pilgrim
> Subject: Re: Would Linux exist without the Internet?
> To: "Jayton Garnett"
> Cc: freebsd-chat@freebsd.org
> Date: Saturday, November 1, 2008, 6:30 PM
> Jayton Garnett wrote:
> > Would the Internet exist without BSD?
> > No.
> >
> > Would Linux exist without the Internet?
> > No.

>
> By extension: Linux wouldn't exist without BSD.


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.

- mdh




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