Grand Omission from WebSite

Sean Cavanaugh Millenia2000 at
Tue Apr 8 00:20:23 UTC 2008

From: "Dave Woodruff" <woodruff at>
Sent: Monday, April 07, 2008 7:47 PM
To: <freebsd-questions at>
Subject: Grand Omission from WebSite

> Dear Mr. Questions:  I have just spent about one-half hour "browsing"
> the website, looking for the list of package distributions, 
> unsuccessfully.
> Perhaps the most dismaying was the page:
> which contains a link self-described as "packages collection" which
> takes you to the OS distribution page, unrelated to packages.
> Entering "package" or "packages" into the (sic) search engine each
> yield a null result.  It is a crying shame that one of the most unique
> and fruitful features of my favorite operating system should be so
> obfuscated.
>    Thanks,
>      \DaveW
> -- 
>        Dave Woodruff - System Admn - RadOnc Computer Support
>       Vox: 415/353-9818  Fax: 415/353-9883  Pgr: 415/443-2896
> --- University of California, San Francisco, Radiation Oncology ---
>    1600 Divisadero - Suite H-1031, San Francisco, CA  94143-1708

most people install from the ports collection if they have decent access and 
they are listed on the website.


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