Why FreeBSD not popular on hardware vendors

Glen Barber glen.j.barber at gmail.com
Sat Dec 13 14:15:42 PST 2008

On Sat, Dec 13, 2008 at 3:04 PM, Wojciech Puchar
<wojtek at wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl> wrote:
>>>> freebsd-chat@?
>>> indeed. with this and other non-freebsd topics
>> You, yourself, spawn this kind of digression into off-topicness every now
>> and then.  Perhaps *you* should reserve some of *your* comments for
>> freebsd-chat, too.
> And certainly will AFTER such offtopic discussion won't be appearing here.
> i mean such offtopic discussion like:
> - comparision of things that can't be compared, and are not FreeBSD
> specific, like "what is better windoze or KDE"

I have yet to see a topic on questions@ regarding windows vs KDE.

> - how to make <some very basic things> is KDE/Gnome - it's not FreeBSD
> specific, of course we can answer how to do it without KDE/Gnome :)

I agree with this, to a point.  That's what freebsd-kde@,
freebsd-gnome@ are for, but sometimes questions are too generalized,
and end up here.

> - "When there will be 64-bit Nvidia Xorg support" - ask NVidia or Xorg team.
> It's not part of FreeBSD

It is, indirectly.  Although the FreeBSD developers shouldn't be
responsible for this kind of thing, they most probably have more
direct contact and "inside information" with these type of vendors.

> after there will be stopped, i will stop complaining


Glen Barber

More information about the freebsd-questions mailing list