[sf-lug] Has Linux outgrown Unix?

Tom Haddon tom at greenleaftech.net
Wed Oct 15 14:38:52 PDT 2008

On Wed, 2008-10-15 at 13:50 -0700, mendozae at sonoma.edu wrote:
> A computer science instructor at SSU told me the Linux has become so
> strong and versatile that it has outgrown its parent OS, Unix.
> Is there anyone here who concurs or is this assertion laughable?

I think it's very hard to compare "Linux" and "Unix" as they can both
refer to a lot of things. And outgrow in what sense? As always, the
answer depends on how you frame the question :)

Cheers, Tom

> Thanks,
> Edward
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