Upgrading to FreeBSD 3.2 etc

Dominic Mitchell dom
Wed Sep 1 23:04:52 BST 1999


On Wed, Sep 01, 1999 at 05:53:20PM +0100, Mark Ovens wrote:
> Sun always seemed to make the point that the OS and the GUI are 2
> separate things. SunOS 5.6 is the OS proper and Solaris 2.6 is the
> whole working environment, including the windowing system
> (OpenWindows/CDE). I think the jump to 7 is because they merged
> the 2, I don't *think* that Solaris 7 has a base SunOS version.

Nope.  Sun just realised that they weren't planning on Producing Solaris
3.0.  So they dropped the 2.  Much the same way emacs shifted it's
version numbers all those years ago.






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