Warning - FreeBSD (*BSD) entanglement in Linux ecosystem

Robison, Dave david.robison at fisglobal.com
Mon Aug 20 20:01:07 UTC 2012

nice ad hominem screed

On 08/20/2012 12:57, Jerry wrote:
> On Mon, 20 Aug 2012 17:40:40 +0000 (UTC)
> jb articulated:
>> This is a bad thing for all UNIX or UNIX-like ecosystems, performed
>> under the noble flag of "progress" to neutralize and fight opposition.
> Do you have any idea how idiotic that statement sounds? What are you
> planning on doing? Are you going to lay siege to their domains and
> prepare for a full frontal assault?
> Seriously though, I have spent years attempting to get things to work
> in FreeBSD with either utter or partial failure. Wireless "N" NICs were
> totally orphaned by FreeBSD for years. Now, reluctantly I would assume,
> there is some partial support. Support for "FLASH" basically sucks.
> Hell, there is not even a viable "Tex-Live" port, an application that I
> have working perfectly on a Windows machine. The list goes on and on.
> The only constant I have been able to determine is that the open-source
> community, and FreeBSD in particular, would rather play the "blame
> game" as opposed to correcting the problem. Everyone else is always to
> blame, when in reality, all that is needed to determine the true source
> of the problem is to look in the mirror. The answer will stare them
> right in the face.
> I no longer spend days trying to debug a problem that I did not
> create. My time is just way to valuable for that nonsense. I simply
> find an acceptable alternative and move on. I don't need to be taking
> more drugs to control my blood pressure. I would strongly suggest that
> you find alternatives that suit your needs and leave the past behind.
> You'll feel better and enjoy life more.

Dave Robison
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FIS Banking Solutions
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