Greg 'groggy' Lehey
grog at FreeBSD.org
Fri Jan 14 21:14:56 PST 2005
On Friday, 14 January 2005 at 18:36:35 -0500, Freebsd0101 at aol.com wrote:
Do you have a name?
> In a message dated 1/14/05 5:56:01 PM Eastern Standard Time, kris at obsecurity.org writes:
>>> Why are you abandoning support for new hardware in 4.x when you
>>> admit that 5.x is not ready? It makes no sense at all.
>> Jamie, you have a fundamental lack of understanding about how the
>> FreeBSD community works. Unfortunately, this isn't something that can
>> be explained to someone like you, because you have your own fixed
>> ideas about how you think the world works and are not willing to
>> listen to any explanations of how reality differs.
> I know how linux, windows, openbsd and every other major open
> source project works,
Hmm. I know the term "windows" is ambiguous, but in the past I've
always seen it used to refer to Microsoft "Windows". What open source
project is called "windows"?
> and I know how FreeBSD used to work. I don't know of any other "open
> source" project that abandons its best version to spend 2 years
> working on a re-write. I dont know of any other project that works
> like that.
Agreed, Neither do I. Which project are you talking about?
> How about a list of projects with an installed base similar to
> FreeBSD that "works" like that?
I don't think there are any. That's too far from where FreeBSD is.
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