The future of FreeBSD at Yahoo!

Julian H. Stacey jhs at
Tue Oct 25 16:26:00 UTC 2011

> From:		"O. Hartmann" <ohartman at> 
> Date:		Tue, 25 Oct 2011 12:48:12 +0200 
> Message-id:	<4EA693EC.1070602 at> 

"O. Hartmann" wrote:
> The press in Germania is full of some statements, that Google is about 
> to overtake Yahoo!. As far as I know, Yahoo! is one of the more popular 
> and bigger, if not the biggest and last stronghold of a FreeBSD driven 
> infrastructure. Despite the fact that even Google funded lots of coding 
> for FreeBSD, I had the impression that Yahoo! might be one of the 
> biggest contributor. And not to mention the psychological effect of 
> hearing that such a company is utilizing a project like FreeBSD for 
> potential newcomers in the business.
> So, what is about the future of FreeBSD? Does FreeBSD have a site where 
> all the goods that has been first invented by the FreeBSD/BSD folks or 
> all the things that are thought about to come in future are 
> shown/listed? Crawling the mailing lists is a really nasty work.
> Thanks for having patience,

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Julian Stacey, BSD Unix Linux C Sys Eng Consultants Munich
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