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UNIX

Informatics A versatile, non-proprietary open operating system, which is the industry standard for mainframes, work stations and servers on the Internet, written in C programming language. See OS X. Cf MacOS, Windows.
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And Perens, after explaining the similarities between the SCO-IBM case and a lawsuit between AT&T Unix Systems Labs and the University of California and BSDi, which sold BSD Unix, in the early 1990s, brings that point home.
Built on the Mach microkernel and BSD Unix 4.4, the new software * Apple's first serious and modern server platform * includes a bundled version of the Atache HTTP web server and the WebObjects HTML development tool acquire from Next Inc, and which it is now callings an application server.
The Intel boxes - IBM wouldn't say who will make them - will serve the higher-end vertical or dedicated application space and support more graphics and intelligence than the PowerPC NetStations which run a BSD Unix kernel and Citrix MetaFrame.