[mythtv-users] OT: Myth backend, XBMC with MythBox add-on?

Richard Morton richard.e.morton at gmail.com
Mon Apr 11 08:51:33 UTC 2011

Please excuse brevity and pistakes this email was composed on an Android


On 11 Apr 2011 09:24, "Kenni Lund" <kenni at kelu.dk> wrote:
> 2011/4/11 Richard Morton <richard.e.morton at gmail.com>:
> > Macosx is based on nextstep which is itself based on freebsd components
> No...Mac OSX is based on Darwin. Darwin is based on NeXTSTEP, which is
> proprietary, closed sourced  and based on **BSD** not FreeBSD. First
> version of NeXTSTEP was released in 1989, the FreeBSD project started
> in 1993...it's quite hard to base a project on components which
> doesn't exist yet.

Youre partially right just as i was partially right. Nextstep was based on
bsd but when job's i mean apple bought job's company (i mean next)  they
replaced much of bsd components with freebsd components which in large
swaths of generality removed much of the link to bsd.

> > As the mach kernel was designed to be freebsds kernel (but never was)
> > can indeed say that macosx is a derivative of freebsd.
> But it did go into GNU Hurd which is also based on BSD...using the
> same logic, can we now PLEASE all agree that Mac OS X is running GNU
> Hurd?
> ...Mac OSX != FreeBSD != GNU Hurd

Whatever, i am not pretious to this point and my original point of bringing
this up is that apple tv should be easily able to run nfs client and may
have it installed already.

> As JYA said: No Apple product ever ran on FreeBSD.
> > Please excuse brevity and pistakes this email was composed on an Android
> > smartphone.
> Please don't top post...

I didnt. I didnt include the original text.

> Best regards
> Kenni
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