Magenta is an implementation of Darwin/BSD on top of the Linux kernel. It is made up of a number of kernel and userland components that work together. It is fully binary compatible with iPhone OS 5.0 (as in, it uses the same binary format).

This is a very weird project. You may ask, why am I doing this? The answer is: no fucking idea :)

Sedikit mengingatkan kepada pengumuman Linus Torvalds dulu:

I’m doing a (free) operating system (just a hobby, won’t be big and professional like gnu)