Nikolas Britton nikolas.britton at gmail.com
Mon Jun 13 18:25:23 GMT 2005

On 6/13/05, Bart Silverstrim <bsilver at chrononomicon.com> wrote:
> > You could call GNU/Linux an operating system but I wouldn't, not after
> > being introduced to an engineered system like FreeBSD. FreeBSD is to
> > Linux as Gold is to Lead, there very similar but one is worthless.
> I think the GNU/Linux term is actually supposed to be applied to the
> Linux kernel with the GNU tools, although it may be applied to just the
> kernel.  Would have to ask Stallman about that.  As for the comment
> about being worthless, to each their own.  I'm sure there are a lot of
> companies and Linux users who would disagree, and I'd be so inclined to
> disagree as well seeing that I've managed to get plenty of useful tasks
> done using various flavors of Linux.

The only thing I meant by that comment is the way it's "hodgepodged"
together. You spend more time working on the system then the system
acculy working for you. FreeBSD just works.

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