FreeBSD Kernel Internals Documentation

Da Rock freebsd-questions at
Fri Dec 30 12:39:07 UTC 2011

On 12/30/11 22:15, Jerry wrote:
> On Fri, 30 Dec 2011 07:39:58 +0100
> Polytropon articulated:
>> However, there are differences in how you judge documentation
>> to be _good_. Talk to a mainframer, and he will tell you a
>> different story. Then talk to a "Windows" person and explain
>> what documentation is, and he'll tell you that you don't
>> need it. :-)
> Poly, I think you just broke your own record for retarded statements.
> If you were to expand your statement to include documentation for
> drivers for "N" protocol devices, FreeBSD users would say that they
> don't need it either since they don't have such drivers. The fact is
> that Windows was designed to "just work" so that users could spend
> their time on the project(s) they wanted to work on and not reading
> tons of frivolous garbage on simple things like networking two or more
> computers together.
> Poly, you have stated several times in a multitude of posts that you
> neither use nor understand MS Windows. For most people, that alone
> would preclude them from making a statement on said subject. Obviously,
> talking about something you readily admit to having no knowledge about
> is no problem for you. Pathetic.
> For your own info, I am compiling a list of totally contradictory
> statements you have made in the past year or so and am planning on
> including it into an article I am writing. And no, I don't need your
> permission. You relinquished all rights once you posted them on a
> publicly available forum. I all ready checked.
Was this really necessary to post to the list? Publicly? Opinions are 
your own, but this does appear rather vindictive and not really wanted 
on a friendly list.

For reference Polytropon has been rather helpful many times on this list 
regardless of how many faux pas maybe made; I'm sure you're not without 
fault either.

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