Explaining FreeBSD features

Erich Dollansky oceanare at pacific.net.sg
Thu Jun 23 10:31:04 GMT 2005


Ted Mittelstaedt wrote:
>>>_I_ don't.  Who does?
>>Some do a logo contest to make FreeBSD more appearing, there is some
>>activity going in.
> Most of the rank and file argued long against that contest.
Not only them.

>>>Why should I study the drivers manual before getting a
>>drivers license?
>>I do not know why people do it. I just learned driving in a
>>deserted place.
> I didn't say "learned driving" I said "get a license"  You have
> to learn what's in the manual to pass the test to get the license.
I also never studied that one. With other words: there is more than one 
way to get the knowledge.
> It's not a question of trust, it's a question of do I understand what
> is going to happen.  I find post-operative pain a lot easier to bear
> when I know why it's hurting.
I do not bother to understand as long they say it is all right.
> Ah, but help on who's terms? Telling a newbie to RTFM for an answer that
> he asks which is in the manual IS help.
Yes, it is help. But how dumb does a person have to be if this is of 
real help?


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