Rumour Mill on FreeBSD Death Still ....
question+advocacy at closedsrc.org
Tue Oct 7 10:47:54 PDT 2003
On 2003-10-07 09:57 -0700, Johnson David <DavidJohnson at Siemens.com> wrote:
# 1) FreeBSD doesn't have Java
# 2) FreeBSD doesn't have a usable GUI
# 3) FreeBSD has little hardware support (no USB, no Nvidia, etc)
# 4) FreeBSD can't do SMP at all
# 5) FreeBSD has no commercial support
6) FreeBSD doesn't have a lot of commercial software (compared to Oracle
or Domino on Linux)
7) FreeBSD. Isn't that a server-only operating system?
Those are two that I commonly run into.
Linh Pham question+advocacy at closedsrc.org
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