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    1111== A Brief History of Networking == 
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    13 In the 1970's, the Berkley Software Distribution community made substantial API contributions via their UNIX derivative called BSD UNIX: this OS was becoming an enticing alternative to the original AT&T Bell Lab's UNIX release
     13In the 1970's, the Berkley Software Distribution community made substantial API contributions via their locally developed Bell Lab's UNIX derivative called BSD UNIX
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    1515Already a luminary in the academic realm, BSD UNIX garnered more attention in the corporate world when Sun Microsystems released its own derivative called SunOS.  It took only a few years for numerous other proprietary UNIX's to appear on the scene, each exchanging, borrowing and contributing to the cacophony of computer and software technologies that already permeated the industry.  Yet, BSD, rising above this sea of proprietary Unixes, had made it's mark as a standard setter as important to the industry as the original AT&T Unix itself.