Assuming We Want FreeBSD to Grow: Who Is It For?

Julian H. Stacey jhs at
Thu Feb 17 13:11:32 PST 2005

Sander Vesik wrote:
> On Thu, 17 Feb 2005 13:33:22 +0100, Julian H. Stacey <jhs at> wrote:
> > 
> > Much hot air on advocacy@ does not qualify.  Let's
> >         - Tell people to move to chat at
> >         - Report offenders to postmaster at for blocking.
> >         - Request postmaster at appends to list definition:
> >             "Not for arguing about what FreeBSD is or where it should go."
> >           (developers on current@ etc, are unpaid, & advocacy@ people
> >           have no right to direct what FreeBSD is & will be.)
> I think its hould be slightly more openly worded - for example,
> discussions (i mean rational discussions with technical details) of
> what FreeBSD is may be in some warranted - consider for example
> producing materials to promote the use of FreeBSD in embedded systems
> or similar.

OK, fine. Could you (or someone else) please suggest exact words to
replace current
	Furthering the Use of FreeBSD. Share ideas and plan to
	increase the number of companies and individuals using FreeBSD.
Once a number of us back a tighter list definition, we can send
it to postmaster at to request it be the official list definition.  
.. & then use it to tell windy people to go to chat@ or be blocked off list.

Julian Stacey        Net & Sys Eng Consultant, Munich
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