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Norberto Meijome freebsd at
Sun Jul 27 13:45:59 UTC 2008

On Thu, 24 Jul 2008 19:34:03 -0400
"Gerard van Essen" <gvanessen at> wrote:

> is there anything you guys think I should add/change to make the website
> even better for newbies, for people moving on from Linux and those who just
> want to read what's happening in "FreeBSD land".

( I've just subscribed to your RSS ;) thanks! ). 
n ideas below, each n/$0.02 :)

- provide links to interesting discussions happening in the different mailing lists.... similar to blog pings / digg or  ./ even?  . For example, the one at  -security@ , 'Subject: A new kind of security needed , Date: Wed, 16 Jul 2008 17:10:32 -0700' . 

- for the v. technical minded, new to *BSD or not, it may be interesting to know what is the latest feature MFC'ed ( eg, Julian E's multiple routing code). Similarly, 'requests for test of new features' ( NAT-T patchset a few weeks back in -net@ ).

- idem major additions to ports ( eg, a major application / framework / tool added...? maybe this is available @ freshports  , but i think freshports is just automated stuff... 

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