BSD



BSD is de afkorting voor Berkeley Software Distribution.


BSD is een versie van het Unix OS.
BSD is in 1977 aan de universiteit van California in Berekey op basis van AT&T's Unix V6 edition ontwikkeld.
BSD is tegenwoordig zo ver doorontwikkeld, dat er geen enkele instructie van de oorspronkelijke Unix V6 van AT&T terug te vinden is.

BSD is een Open Source systeem.
Van BSD zijn in de loop der afgelopen jaren de volgende systemen ontstaat:

FreeBSD
OpenBSD
DragonFly BSD
BSD/OS
en de commerciŽle variatie van BSD, MAC OS X

BSD is ook een zeer eenvoudige licentie die aangeeft dat iedereen het product mag gebruiken
en distribueren zolang de oorspronkelijke copyrights worden vermeld. zie hier

* Copyright (c) 1998, Regents of the University of California
* All rights reserved.
* Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without
* modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are met:
*
* * Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright
* notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.
* * Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright
* notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in the
* documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution.
* * Neither the name of the University of California, Berkeley nor the
* names of its contributors may be used to endorse or promote products
* derived from this software without specific prior written permission.
*
* THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY THE REGENTS AND CONTRIBUTORS "AS IS" AND ANY
* EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED
* WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE
* DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE REGENTS AND CONTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY
* DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES
* (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES;
* LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND
* ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT
* (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THIS
* SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.

Meer informatie is te vinden onder www.bsd.org