Fabio Miranda Hamburger fabmirha at ns.isi.ulatina.ac.cr
Tue Apr 8 13:28:35 PDT 2003

> In <Pine.LNX.4.44.0304081256570.5524-100000 at ns.isi.ulatina.ac.cr>, Fabio Miranda Hamburger <fabmirha at ns.isi.ulatina.ac.cr> typed:
> > Hi, according to the documentation, the "apm" utility is "not well
> > supported" for freebsd.
> > It has been not supported for years.
> > so, When is going to be supported?
> > Why all the development of freebsd is based on /bin /sbin and kernel?
> > I feel like all developers are old unix guru that enjoy console system but
> > there are not abe to develop a modern and versatile system.
> > FreeBSD needs management, ppl that are NOT programmers and understand
> > users needs and focus the development.
> > If the developers prefer to "improve the version of su" they do that and
> > dont care about "window's world utility".
> Ranting about things you don't understand is a bad idea.
> > Mobile computing is the future!.
> Gee, what next - you're going to tell me that virtual memory is the
> future, right? I've been doing mobile computing for over seven years
> now.
> apm, on the other hand, is the past. acpi is where power management is
> going. Improving that is in the development path. So wait for it, or
> install -current and do some work on it yourself.

Sure, typical "FreeSBD" stgyle answer: "do it yourself, because we are
unix guru and like play with the kernel".

I know apm is the past, But It's not supported by freebsd, so what do you
exepct of new technology support?

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