Explaining FreeBSD features
oceanare at pacific.net.sg
Tue Jun 21 02:41:35 GMT 2005
Fafa Hafiz Krantz wrote:
>>This sounds good. How much time is left for you to write it?
> A couple of weeks :)
> So I have a lot of time to do research.
You could subscribe to more technical lists to see how help is done and
what kind of problems people face with a none-technical background.
>>FreeBSD is a typical system driven by technical people.
> Clearly its weakest point.
It is also its strongest point.
FreeBSD has a very clear development paradigma. It is far off the
chaotic system Linux has.
> Actually, it's not only for the article.
> I also want to create an introductory report where FreeBSD meets
> the real life, and try to present it in the same professional
> manner that Apple presents their Mac OS X.
This would be very helpful for FreeBSD.
> Maybe some can even be used as wording for FreeBSD's new website,
> which they desperately need.
Here we are again.
But do not forget one thing. This technical way of doing things have to
stay as it also presents FreeBSD's strongest point.
>>I know some people who were to afraid to move to FreeBSD as they
>>believed installing from source is equal to being a programmer.
> Yeah I know a lot of people like that :)
They would need two things:
a very simple discription of doing things, without any ifs.
a very clear message that it does not have to be Microsoft software.
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