Why 7.0 is so late ?

Bill Moran wmoran at potentialtech.com
Wed Oct 17 09:26:25 PDT 2007

In response to "Gueven Bay" <gueven.bay at googlemail.com>:

> 2007/10/17, Wojciech Puchar <wojtek at wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl>:
> > >
> > > while companies like Microsoft must publish in time to make the share holders
> >
> > not to mention that microsoft regularly has delays like year.
> >
> > > happy, FreeBSD can afford to wait until the programmers are convinced that
> > > their work is good enough for the public.
> > >
> > > Erich
> Please,
> stop mentioning this company in every discussion that "seems" to
> "attack" *BSD in some way.
> Discussing M. - especially their development processes or business
> tactics - does not accomplish anything for us.
> First acknowledge that FBSD 7 is late. The estimate was for 5 months
> ago. And if I say to someone I want to meet him at 8 o'clock but
> arrive 78 hours later, then I am late. Period.
> But as several community members already said: No one is really
> waiting for 7 so that the developers can take their time to make it as
> perfect as possible.
> So, but the original question was : What is not working _now_  at this
> moment so that 7 cannot be released _now_ ?
> The original question was not (I repeat NOT): Which  international
> conspiracy is holding up the developers of FreeBSD 7 from releasing?
> Without discussing M. or the Illuminati and U.F.O.s

AHA!  I knew that the Illuminati were using UFOs to hold up this
releast! I knew it!

[Wrapping the tinfoil around my head]  Who's paranoid now? huh?  You
all laughed at me before, but now you see I was right all along!

Bill Moran

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