Why FreeBSD not popular on hardware vendors

Da Rock rock_on_the_web at comcen.com.au
Sun Dec 14 01:41:27 PST 2008

On Sat, 2008-12-13 at 13:05 -0700, Chad Perrin wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 13, 2008 at 10:46:55AM +0100, Wojciech Puchar wrote:
> > >>>I honestly have no idea what you are trying to communicate here.
> > >>
> > >>exactly what i wrote. the problem is that people like You (and millions
> > >>others) are willing to buy product without any documentation.
> > >
> > >You may find this surprising, but sometimes circumstances lead people to
> > >make purchases of "total package" products rather than building something
> > 
> > there are products for them.
> In other words, your answer seems to be:
>   "We don't want users who like FreeBSD, but want to use it on a laptop.
>   FreeBSD should never be used on a laptop."
> I'd say I can safely ignore you, knowing that's your attitude, if it
> weren't for the fact that a lot of other people won't know that down the
> line, and you may permanently damage the FreeBSD project by chasing off
> potential contributors.
> Is there any way I can get you to stop being such a contentious trojan
> horse of an enemy to the FreeBSD project?

If one were spiritually minded one might see another reason behind this.

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