Kris' World

Greg 'groggy' Lehey grog at
Fri Jan 14 21:14:56 PST 2005

On Friday, 14 January 2005 at 18:36:35 -0500, Freebsd0101 at wrote:

Do you have a name?

> In a message dated 1/14/05 5:56:01 PM Eastern Standard Time, kris at 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.

When replying to this message, please copy the original recipients.
If you don't, I may ignore the reply or reply to the original recipients.
For more information, see
See complete headers for address and phone numbers.
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: not available
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 187 bytes
Desc: not available
Url :

More information about the freebsd-questions mailing list