Why FreeBSD not popular on hardware vendors

Benjamin M. A'Lee bma+lists at subvert.org.uk
Mon Dec 15 04:24:43 PST 2008

On Mon, Dec 15, 2008 at 12:49:43PM +0100, Wojciech Puchar wrote:
>> I think that can be handled quite easily by community social pressure,
>> and moderation would just set a precedent for "it's someone else's job".
> moderation is needed. Things like "community social pressure" simply 
> doesn't. Like with democracy - those who are more common and louder will 
> takeover, no matter if it make sense or not.
> It's already happening on that group that's why i talk about starting  
> moderation to remove all posts that are not about group topic!

Group topic? As far as I can tell, the topic is "user questions"
(according to http://lists.freebsd.org/ and the List-Id header). Where
exactly is it defined what those questions may be about?

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