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Re: [vox] Interesting thing i read today



On the 30th day of May, Edwin P. Groot said to me:

> Linux is a derivative of MINIX

Not quite....

> Linus Torvalds took the idea of MINIX and modified it for the 386 CPU to
> take advantage of its virtual machine model.

Yes, he took the idea of MINIX, but wrote it from scratch himself, then
unwittingly got people to help.

Uhh... something like that - it's early.

need. more. coffee.

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