Instead of freebsd. com, why not...

Anthony Atkielski atkielski.anthony at
Tue Feb 15 08:49:43 PST 2005

Nikolas Britton writes:

> Create a subproject disto ("lite fork") of FreeBSD that is tuned for the
> desktop and has the needed hardware support, sort of like the old BSD 
> patch sets. Or completely fork the project into something like 
> "DesktopBSD". Also a good thing to do is pool all the resources of all
> the BSDs into creating a co-opt common DesktopBSD OS. Is also could be a
> commercial project/product.

I think the project (if it were ever undertaken) should be completely
and permanently separated from the current server-oriented FreeBSD. If
people want to make a mess modifying the OS for desktop use, let them do
it in their own sandbox, and leave the current FreeBSD alone.


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