Advocacy on ZDNet

Bob Martin bob at
Tue Mar 30 07:22:54 PST 2004

Charon wrote:

> Anyone care to comment on this at
> 	To anonymous FreeBSD user. 
> 	Due to its licence, FreeBSD cannot become an enterprise platform
> 	from the vendor's perspective. They all fear heavy proprietisation
> 	and forking of any non-GPL codebase. 
> 	The only OS that can fly to where the Open Source world wants it to
> 	fly is Linux, FreeBSD is now 5+ years behind in terms of enterprise
> 	readiness. Please keep up with the times and avoid this whole OS
> 	pissing contest thing. 
> 	Remember, we're not talking single-CPU internet servers anymore.
> 	FreeBSD cannot scale to 64 CPUs nor does it have the hardware support
> 	necessary to breach the enterprise space.
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