Why are some linux users saying that FreeBSD is dying

Kris Kennaway kris at FreeBSD.org
Tue Apr 8 22:19:28 UTC 2008

E. J. Cerejo wrote:
> Pollywog wrote:
>> On Tuesday 08 April 2008 21:32:01 E. J. Cerejo wrote:
>>> "FreeBSD is a dying OS because netcraft.com confirms it" that's the
>>> argument used some of these guys, and I'm wondering what data are they
>>> using to make their point!  Even netcraft is running FreeBSD and the
>>> uptimes section I can see quite a few running FreeBSD and not one linux!
>>> Is the data from netcraft reliable?
>> I think perhaps the Linux users who say those things are just trying 
>> to get people to use Linux, for political reasons and not because 
>> Linux is necessarily "better".
> I'm trying to find out what they are looking at in netcraft that can 
> possibly prove their point.

It's just a silly troll, the people who repeat it are not referring to 
any actual evidence.


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