Lennart Poettering: BSD Isn't Relevant Anymore

Jerry jerry at seibercom.net
Tue Jul 19 18:47:56 UTC 2011

On Tue, 19 Jul 2011 14:19:04 -0400
Michael Sierchio articulated:

> IMHO what has helped Linux is the existence of commercial
> distributions with support - Red Hat, SUSE, etc.  The only attempts to
> do this for BSD have been undercapitalized and/or half-hearted.

Yes, it is hard to sell a car sans support. Giving the new owner an
instruction manual and telling him to fix it himself is not an ideal
business model.

> But I find the general premise of the discussion to be - how to say
> this politely? - stupid.

Ah, such fine manners.

> Things that interest me are relevant, things that don't presumably
> are not, until they are.

Now that I will agree with, unless I don't. :)

Jerry ✌
jerry+fbsd at seibercom.net

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