Some ideas for FreeBSD
perrin at apotheon.com
Wed Feb 13 23:37:35 UTC 2008
On Sun, Feb 10, 2008 at 10:39:30AM -0600, Chris wrote:
> On Fri, 8 Feb 2008 20:12:37 -0800
> "Ted Mittelstaedt" <tedm at toybox.placo.com> wrote:
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Wojciech Puchar [mailto:wojtek at wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl]
> > > Sent: Thursday, February 07, 2008 11:32 PM
> > > To: Ted Mittelstaedt
> > > Cc: millueradfa at yahoo.com; freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> > > Subject: RE: Some ideas for FreeBSD
> > >
> > > > It is one thing to add support for a POSIX call into FreeBSD.
> > > > That's fine.
> > > >
> > > > It's quite another to break a header or supply hacky 32-bit-only
> > > > code in a library or some such just because Linux does the same
> > > > brain-dead stuff and the Linux maintainers are too stubborn or
> > > > stupid to fix Linux.
> > > >
> > > don't forget that linux changed from being good unix OS to be
> > > windows competitor. and it's competing well.
> > Ah, something to strive for! :-)
> > Reason # 1 to be happy with Linux: It attracts all the morons who
> > would otherwise fuck up FreeBSD?
> Oh my! Ted my man! I'm sure that was a </Sarcasm> remark! As you do
> know, many of us happy BSD'ers are well versed in Linux-eeze and
> actually live very happily in both worlds.
> I would hate to think I may fall into that category! Oh wait! I do!
I don't believe he said that morons were the *only* people attracted to
Linux. Something can be a lightning rod and still serve as a place to
tie off your clothesline (to stretch a metaphor) every now and then.
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