NetBSDNetBSD operating system developers are celebrating the twentieth anniversary since the foundation of the project.

Exactly 20 years ago, Chris Demetriou made the first commit, which marked the establishment of the project repository and branches from the code base 386BSD 0.1. The first release came a few weeks later – on April 19.

Among the reasons for the creation of the new OS mentioned divergence of views with developers 386BSD, as expressed in the desire to move to a more open development model, to unite in a working product accumulated in the community and to integrate external patches in individual developing a collection of network applications. Continue reading