[Bug 263403] FreeBSD Advocacy Project, including myths: update

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Date: Mon, 18 Apr 2022 19:28:42 UTC

            Bug ID: 263403
           Summary: FreeBSD Advocacy Project, including myths: update
           Product: Documentation
           Version: Latest
          Hardware: Any
               URL: https://github.com/freebsd/freebsd-doc/blob/main/websi
                OS: Any
            Status: New
          Severity: Affects Some People
          Priority: ---
         Component: Manual Pages
          Assignee: bugs@FreeBSD.org
          Reporter: grahamperrin@gmail.com
                CC: advocacy@FreeBSD.org, doc@FreeBSD.org


> … the BSD codebase may be more than 20 years old, …

– should be more like: 

> … the BSD codebase is more than forty-four years old, …

– the phrase "Forty-four" has a nice 'ring' to it.

Ideally, link to <https://freebsdfoundation.org/freebsd/timeline/> with 1BSD
Release at 1978-03-08 on the BSD timeline, which runs above and parallel to the
FreeBSD timeline. 


Consider adding a paragraph to address the somewhat stereotypical view that use
of FreeBSD (or FreeBSD on notebooks), by FreeBSD developers, is unusual (or a

Please see, for example:


Anything else? 

We had bug 260763 fixed not long ago for the same page, so (I guess) nothing
hugely important at this time. 

Looking ahead: revisit advocacy well ahead of the (2023) thirtieth anniversary
of FreeBSD. 

(An update to the Foundation's timeline page will be smart, but that's beyond
the scope of this Bugzilla.)


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