Lennart Poettering: BSD Isn't Relevant Anymore
Ggatten at waddell.com
Mon Jul 18 23:21:08 UTC 2011
This may get me flamed (probably will) but I'm wondering what the relationship is between FreeBSD and PC-BSD? PERHAPS if they were to somehow join forces, share development load, etc. and "unify" the FreeBSD offerings under one roof; ie: PC-BSD and SERVER-BSD.
I believe several flavors of Linux have successfully done this. Perhaps for licensing reasons more than technical, but nonetheless there were two offerings each focused on either a desktop or server deployment strategy.
Just a thought. I'm not married to any particular OS - it's a tool and I use what suites my needs best. I enjoy FreeBSD and like what it stands for - I would like to see it grow; both technically and in popularity.
Now, if only FreeBSD could find a mascot that didn't offend me so much...
PS: yes, I'm being sarcastic about being offended; referring to threads that pop up on occasion re "Beastie"
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