PC-BSD on top of FreeBSD - does it matter ?

Da Rock freebsd-questions at herveybayaustralia.com.au
Mon Mar 5 11:41:29 UTC 2012

On 03/05/12 19:52, Matthew Seaman wrote:
> On 04/03/2012 22:56, Da Rock wrote:
>>> That's also an obligation to test it.
>>> PC-BSD is a product, by a private company. The burden of proof is on
>>> them.
>> PC-BSD is an organisation or group; I wouldn't go as far as calling them
>> a private company.
> No, the company behind PC-BSD is called iXsystems.  They do an awful lot
> in the FreeBSD sphere, and PC-BSD is one of their products.  While
> PC-BSD is a community driven project, iXsystems employs the project
> founder and lead developer specifically to work on PC-BSD.  Click on the
> 'Professional PC-BSD Support' link of the PC-BSD menu on the pcbsd.org
> site, and you will see who it is that provides the paid-for support.
Yes, but that is sponsorship. That doesn't make it a company. They don't 
own it.

Unlike Oracle with MySQL, Java, and VBox... Or Citrix and Xen...

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