Mailing List Etiquette was freebsd vs. netbsd

Jerry jerry at
Tue Jun 16 20:46:37 UTC 2020

On Tue, 16 Jun 2020 15:21:39 -0400, Aryeh Friedman commented:
>There are a lot of people who want to make FreeBSD a OS that is usable
>on the desktop by normal everyday non-technical end-users (aka a
>"retail OS") and the very same people (or a sizable overlap at least)
>also are the ones who b*tch the most about how plain text email and
>the stuff that goes along with it is "evil" (or at least for
>luddites).  So in the mind of the people who know FreeBSD is not (and
>never was meant to be) a retail OS, link the two in our minds.

Congratulations! That is one of the best examples I have seen of a
"false equivalence fallacy" on this forum in awhile.

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