FreeBSD included in the Softpedia Linux software database

Catalin Miclaus catalin at
Mon Sep 15 13:46:26 UTC 2008

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-freebsd-questions at [mailto:owner-freebsd-questions at] On Behalf Of Mihai Don?u
Sent: Monday, September 15, 2008 12:58 PM
To: freebsd-questions at
Cc: Softpedia Editorial Team
Subject: Re: FreeBSD included in the Softpedia Linux software database

On Monday 15 September 2008, Softpedia Editorial Team wrote:
> Congratulations,
> FreeBSD, one of your products, has been added to Softpedia's database of
> software programs for Linux.

This is not right. :) FreeBSD, just like Linux, is an operating system. It 
should have it's own category:


I think it should go under /Home/BSD/....

> It is featured with a description text, 
> screenshots, download links and technical details on this page:
> 46.shtml
> The description text was created by our editors, using sources such as
> text from your product's homepage, information from its help system, the
> PAD file (if available) and the editor's own opinions on the program
> itself.
> If you feel that having your product listed on Softpedia is not a benefit
> for you or simply need something changed or updated, please contact us via
> email at webmaster at and we will work with you to fix any
> problem you may have found with the product's listing.

It is a benefit, but the placement is just a bit off. :)

Mihai Donțu

Best Regards
Catalin Miclaus
ISP-Data Ops.
Starcomms Ltd.

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