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  • 7
    This meme is wrong. macOS was there way before Linux. The first macOS with the name Macintosh System Software was released in 1984, and Linux in 1991. And Linux was orientated on Unix, which is the base of macOS from the first day.
  • 5
    Make it Unix/Linux/BSD
  • 1
    Now, that's what I call pussy cat
  • 1
    @Sumafu Mac Indeed, you are correct my good sir. Mac OS was there before Linux, but not before BSD from which a lot of ideas were taken from, I think the meme would have been more correct if it would've taken the "Linux" out of the bucket. Basically I think the meme is just pointing at the fact that many of the initial components that Apple used came from open sourced tooling initially.
  • 2
    This meme is not true anymore. Microsoft ate the fish with WSL
  • 0
    @AleCx04 Was BSD oss at that time? Because UNIX sure wasn't.
  • 0
    That's the point of OSS. That anyone, including big corps, can use it for whatever they like.
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  • 0
    @dontbeevil as in only Mac OS took ideas from Open Source Software? No, I never said that. Or do you mean something else?
  • 0
    @AleCx04 i mean not only mac os appeared before linux
  • 1
    @dontbeevil never said that either though. But correct, there were more before Linux.
  • 0
    @AleCx04 macOS didn’t copied anything from BSD, macOS IS BSD. BSD is the core of macOS.
    This is the chain of inheritance:
    Unix -> BSD -> OPENSTEP -> Rhapsody -> Darwin -> macOS
  • 2
    @Sumafu there is way more history than that man but yeh its the general gist. I still wouldn't say that mac os is entirely BSD, more partly, because even though it damn near uses a lot of components from the BSD kernel, it comes out with slight diversions from it and it is called XNU
  • 1
    The macos of pre osx days has no relation to anything. It was total crap. No memory protection, crashed all the time. For a while i had to work on that. It was normal to loose all your work three to four times in a day. So saying macos is older than Linux is not really true. Hardly did they preserve any code from that piece of ...
  • 1
    I would guess that the meme meant porting oss projects which were primarily made for linux.

    A good example is MongoDB: Microsoft ported that themself.

    Also probably some freeware/adware programs on windows.
  • 0
    The main reason why OSS exists is that software can be distributed without any costs. That's why in the software world you don't have to care what happens with your work. Because for 10 or 10 000 people to get the product the maintainer has to work equally as much.
  • 0
    People using OSS in their projects...
  • 0
    Don't forget MINIX!
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