The Secret Diary of Steve Jobs has this to say about the inclusion (and closing up) of FreeBSD in OS X:

And I'm a big fan of open source software and we use a lot of it at Apple (wrapped up in our own proprietary code and sold for big money, of course -- thanks, suckas!)

I continue to have very little idea why anyone would release an OS worth of code using a BSD license other than the hope to reach nirvana. The difference between what's happened with FreeBSD (sucked into OS X; good luck seeing that again) and KHTML (sucked into Safari, but LGPL licensed, now unforking with the original codebase) is the perfect compare and contrast for how Free software works in a capitalistic society.

Buy used books, listen to RMS 80% of the time, and, at night, always wear white.

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