Why FreeBSD not popular on hardware vendors

Chad Perrin perrin at apotheon.com
Mon Dec 15 12:23:50 PST 2008

On Mon, Dec 15, 2008 at 12:53:01PM +0100, Wojciech Puchar wrote:
> >
> >That might be a valid concern if your notion of "off topic" didn't
> >include things that pretty much everyone else seems to think is on topic
> >enough to fit into this list.
> do we have to start deciding what's "on-topic" by voting?
> congratulations....
> >
> >>
> >>i don't mean moderation like removing one opinions and not others. But
> >>removing off-topic messages, that are 95% now or more.
> >
> >1. When moderation is increased, so too are false positives -- like
> >removing statements of opinion that shouldn't be removed.
> there are always false positives. but everything is better than 
> "democracy"=what most say is right is considered right.

I never said we should vote on everything -- you just decided to magic
that up out of thin air.  Have fun with that.

> >
> >2. Your idea of "off topic" seems to include stuff relevant to FreeBSD.
> not revelant. will you start support my program just because it can be 
> compiled on FreeBSD? it's nonsense.
> so stop supporting third party non-freebsd specific software just because 
> it can be compiled under FreeBSD!!

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    you:                  \O/
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Chad Perrin [ content licensed OWL: http://owl.apotheon.org ]
Quoth Larry Wall: "Just don't create a file called -rf."
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