Less messages to FreeBSD.org lists

Francisco Reyes lists at natserv.com
Sun Jan 25 16:40:40 PST 2004

On Sun, 25 Jan 2004, Kris Kennaway wrote:

> On Sun, Jan 25, 2004 at 07:38:37PM +0000, Andrew Boothman wrote:
> > Agreed, but it would seem surprising to me that FreeBSD's installed base
> > is growing and mailing list traffic isn't.

> Don't underestimate that possibility.  A hell of a lot of work has
> gone into improving the documentation, and a lot of mailing list
> traffic is in the category of newbie questions that are answered in
> the documentation.
> Kris

There are also more books than in previous years out. There is also more
places people can exchange information about their favorite BSD in several
forums. Although impossible to measure I would think that at least in part
some of the list traffic has now been moved to forums like bsdforums.com

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