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    Default FreeBSD Powering Open-Source Wearable Computing

    Phoronix: FreeBSD Powering Open-Source Wearable Computing

    Viking OS is an open-source head-mounted display (HMD) operating system for wearable computing, including smart glasses. The operating system is derived from FreeBSD to integrate more closely with Apple...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=MTQwODQ

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    If they're so much into Apple, iOS and Objective-C, then they could have gone with Darwin instead of FreeBSD.

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    Quote Originally Posted by uid313 View Post
    If they're so much into Apple, iOS and Objective-C, then they could have gone with Darwin instead of FreeBSD.
    Except Darwin has almost no driver support for non-official apple hardware. It's a lot easier to squeeze freebsd onto a system than it is to get Darwin running. Besides, all you really need is gnustep to get most of Cocoa.

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    I bet you don't look stupid doing that in public.

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    Free software for pedophiles and perverts, what's not to love?

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    Quote Originally Posted by yogi_berra View Post
    Free software for pedophiles and perverts, what's not to love?
    Hey, pedophiles and perverts are people too!
    Shouldn't they be able to enjoy free software too?

    Free software is for everyone!

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    Quote Originally Posted by yogi_berra View Post
    Free software for pedophiles and perverts, what's not to love?
    What gives you the impression that this caters exclusively to 'pedophiles and perverts'?

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