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Re: Steve Jobs: control freak, so Linux not suitable..

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____/ Homer on Saturday 27 Aug 2011 12:41 : \____

> Verily I say unto thee that Roy Schestowitz spake thusly:
>> "Engineers looked carefully at Linux, which had already been rewritten
>> for use on mobile phones, but Jobs refused to use someone else's
>> software."
>> http://www.wired.com/gadgets/wireless/magazine/16-02/ff_iphone?currentPage=1
> Oh really?
> [quote]
> Mach is an operating system kernel developed at Carnegie Mellon
> University to support operating system research, primarily distributed
> and parallel computation. It is one of the earliest examples of a
> microkernel. Its derivatives are the basis of the modern operating
> system kernels in Mac OS X and GNU Hurd ... most notably Mac OS X using
> the XNU operating system kernel which incorporates Mach as a major
> component.
> [/quote]
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mach_%28kernel%29
> When has Apple ever /not/ "used someone else's software"?
> What a bunch of pathological liars and revisionists.

They take other people's ideas and products, then call these their 
"own" ("code"/"innovation"/"GUI"etc.).

Jobs might be the world's biggest con artist. He 'stole' very well.

- -- 
		~~ Best of wishes

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