HOWTO articles for migrating from Linux to FreeBSD, especially for pkg?

Chris H bsd-lists at
Mon Oct 20 21:15:01 UTC 2014

On Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:32:53 -0400 Mason Loring Bliss <mason at> wrote

> On Sat, Oct 18, 2014 at 02:58:57PM +0900, Tomoaki AOKI wrote:
> > I think the advantages of the forum are...
> > 
> >   *Well moderated by moderators and anministrators.
> >   *Registering email address is needed, but not disclosed by default.
> The disadvantages of web fora include:
> * I can't read things in my very efficient email client. Related:
> * I have to compose my replies in a web browser edit window.
> * I need to visit periodically and hope that the site makes it possible for
>   me to attend to unread messages without struggling.
> I think wikis are useful. I think web fora exist because folks haven't had
> sufficient exposure to email to make the advantages clear. Not discussed here
> are newsgroups, which are perhaps ideal for the sorts of topics commonly
> found on mailing lists, except perhaps that they're not at all centralized.

This thread reeks of bikeshed.
There isn't anything wrong with all of the opinions shared in this thread
except there will surely be no final consensus. :)

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