keramida at ceid.upatras.gr
Sat Dec 24 17:14:04 PST 2005
On 2005-12-24 09:16, Danial Thom <danial_thom at yahoo.com> wrote:
>"Michael C. Shultz" <ringworm01 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>On Saturday 24 December 2005 07:34, Danial Thom wrote:
>>> FreeBSD and Linux *should* focus on server functions,
>>> because that is where MS is weak and that is where its
>>> needed. There will likely never be a solid reason to use
>>> BSD or linux as a desktop other than religion; while there
>>> are many compelling reasons to use BSD and/or linux
>> Your opinion. Mine is FreeBSD has the potential to be a
>> better desktop than either ms or Linux. The big problem at
>> the moment is with web browser plugins. Desktop users coming
>> from ms land demand these and FreeBSD simply comes up short
>> in supporting them. I have faith that will change
> You're pretty much admitting here that FreeBSD desktop is not
> as functional as windows. Which was exactly the point I was
No, he's admitting that there is one feature of Windows that some
users may miss when they transition to FreeBSD.
I can ennumerate at least two that FreeBSD users sorely miss when
they are forced to work on Windows too.
> FreeBSD has the "potential" to be a very good MP OS. Currently
> it is not, so I don't use it. I need to run a business.
> "Potential" only means that I monitor its progress; I "use"
> what is the best available at the time for any given function.
Good for you :)
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