BSD Success Stories

Dru dlavigne6 at
Thu Apr 1 11:16:35 PST 2004

On Thu, 1 Apr 2004, Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P. wrote:

> Dru wrote:
> >O'Reilly is in the process of creating a "BSD Success Stories" booklet to
> >be given away at trade shows, conferences, etc. For those of you who are
> >familiar with the "Perl Success Stories", it will be following a similar
> >format. You can get an idea of the types of stories at:
> >
> >
> >
> Could a few of y'all (yeah, I'm Southern at heart)
> do me a favor and take a look at this piece?
> Please note that the HTML version is a quick
> PHP hack to make a badly formatted txt version
> more palatable (e.g, it's still awful).  I'm gonna
> have to look into settings on "TextMaker" before
> I can make its txt docs public, I guess.  I'll try
> and fix up the HTML later, but I"ve gotta get
> lunch and head out on a service call....
> The story is most certainly small potatoes;
> should I even bother to send it in?  Who else,
> besides Matt, is working on this?
> I did spend a good bit of time with the
> language ... what are your thoughts?

I like it and don't think it is "small potatoes". Ease of use and
reliability (even for the small network) is worth talking about. Send it
to chromatic and he'll work with you to edit it to the requirements for the



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