FreeBSD 10 prognostication...
Hamell, Rick (SPARQ)
Rick.Hamell at sparqtraining.com
Fri May 18 03:24:33 UTC 2012
What, 8bit color ANSI isn't GUI enough?
But seriously, it feels like it works even worse then it did a decade ago.
Sent from my iPhone
On May 17, 2012, at 4:20 PM, "Vance Siemens" <vance.siemens at gmail.com> wrote:
> Eh, sorry. I got excited at the prospect of downloading FreeBSD from
> the App Store and having the installer "just work" in a modern GUI.
> You have to admit, FreeBSD is lacking in this area. It would be a
> On Wed, May 16, 2012 at 7:18 AM, Dag-Erling Smørgrav <des at des.no> wrote:
>> Vance Siemens <vance.siemens at gmail.com> writes:
>>> Can you share a brief overview of what's wrong with it?
>> Umm, it's about as factual as The Onion, except not as funny. FreeBSD
>> never had to "jettison two thirds of its code base and start from
>> scratch". Apple is not involved in FreeBSD development. No Mac OS X or
>> Darwin version "includes" FreeBSD. FreeBSD and Mac OS X will never
>> merge. FreeBSD was never acquired by WinDriver Systems or by anyone
>> else, although a company named WindRiver Systems (makers of the embedded
>> operating system VxWorks, not of Windows video drivers) did at one point
>> acquire BSDI, which had previously acquired Walnut Creek CD-ROM, which
>> was heavily involved in the early history of both FreeBSD and Slackware
>> Linux. The remains of Walnut Creek CD-ROM and BSDI are now known as
>> FreeBSD Mall and iXsystems (of PC-BSD and FreeNAS fame).
>> Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at des.no
> freebsd-chat at freebsd.org mailing list
> To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-chat-unsubscribe at freebsd.org"
More information about the freebsd-current