laptop incident

From: Cameron Kaiser <>
Date: Mon Sep 13 14:15:24 2004

> Nope. OS X is basically OpenSTEP. The OS X Unix API is basically
> FreeBSD.
> Although successive generations of OS X are dropping more and more of
> the OpenSTEP Netinfo insanity in favor of flat-file configuration.

Yeah, NetInfo drives me nuts. At least there are nice tools for managing
it, but it seems much ado about nothing.

> Panther (v10.3.x) really is the best of MacOS combined with the best
> of UNIX. It's lovely.

As a long time MacOS and Unix user, it was nice to finally bridge the two.

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