Why FreeBSD not popular on hardware vendors

Jerry gesbbb at yahoo.com
Sun Dec 14 02:54:33 PST 2008

On Sun, 14 Dec 2008 16:05:26 +1000
Da Rock <rock_on_the_web at comcen.com.au> wrote:

>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

Reminds me of a posting I recently saw on Slashdot: (paraphrased)

Criticizing FreeBSD = Flame Bait; Criticizing MS Windows = Insightful

gesbbb at yahoo.com

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