[rescue] OS X is certified UNIX

Geoffrey S. Mendelson gsm at mendelson.com
Wed Jun 13 15:51:50 CDT 2007

On Wed, Jun 13, 2007 at 02:42:23PM -0600, Robert Darlington wrote:
> To be called UNIX you have to license the trademark from the OpenGroup
> (see www.unix.org) and nothing more.... well mostly.  They will only
> license it to you if you pass their tests for meeting various
> requirements of the UNIX specification.  The UNIX specification is
> something like 90 pounds in print.  The OpenGroup owns the trademark.
> I don't think you can be grandfathered into that but I'm not a lawyer.

Sure, Apple has a license to use the UNIX name, once given, it can not
be revoked unless it expired.

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