krinklyfig at spymac.com
Thu Feb 10 16:12:14 PST 2005
On Thursday 10 February 2005 03:45 pm, Shawn Harrison <harrison at tbc.net>
> Joshua Tinnin wrote [02/10/05 5:19 PM]:
> > On Thursday 10 February 2005 10:25 am, "Scott I. Remick"
> > <scott at sremick.net> wrote:
> > <snip>
> >>Anyhow, on a side note: I still think the www.freebsd.COM site is
> >> an excellent idea. Hopefully some people with the time and skills
> >> can pull it off. That is not me, but they get my vote and
> >> gratitude.
> > Maybe I missed this ... what would be the purpose of freebsd.com?
> > PR? Just curious ... maybe I could help out here.
> An interface to FreeBSD that says, "Professional solutions for
> enterprise IT management and infrastructure" rather than "Cool
> open-source software project." You know, links like "Products,
> Solutions, Partners" rather than "Bugs, Download, Community."
> A counter example might be "Linux.com". Big headline today: "GNOME
> Photo Printer: A nifty little app" To me, it screams, "Geek site." I
> think the point is to create something that people who don't
> necessarily like nifty apps and neat features would be persuaded by.
> That's just my take on it. Hope I'm not stepping on any toes -- I
> think FreeBSD.com is a great idea.
OK, well would it be worthwhile for me to start working on some comps
for this? Or do other people not like the idea?
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