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Answered 2009-10-19 19:43:06

No. This is a common misconception. The source code to Unix operating systems has traditionally been licensed to vendors, but the code was never made available to most users. Some of the code from Unix systems prior to System III was released under a BSD license in 2002, but most System III and later code is still proprietary.

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