svn commit: r40722 - head/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/faq

Eitan Adler eadler at FreeBSD.org
Wed Jan 23 02:42:59 UTC 2013


Author: eadler
Date: Wed Jan 23 02:42:58 2013
New Revision: 40722
URL: http://svnweb.freebsd.org/changeset/doc/40722

Log:
  List our friends and relatives.
  
  Submitted by:	Alex Weber <alexwebr at gmail.com>
  Approved by:	bcr (mentor)

Modified:
  head/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/faq/book.xml

Modified: head/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/faq/book.xml
==============================================================================
--- head/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/faq/book.xml	Tue Jan 22 17:36:24 2013	(r40721)
+++ head/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/faq/book.xml	Wed Jan 23 02:42:58 2013	(r40722)
@@ -309,7 +309,37 @@
 	    differences between the various projects,
 	    called <ulink
 	      url="http://www.freebsdworld.gr/freebsd/bsd-family-tree.html">The BSD Family Tree</ulink>
-	    which goes a fair way to answering this question.</para>
+	    which goes a fair way to answering this question.
+	    Some of the information is out of date, but the history
+	    portion in particular remains accurate.</para>
+
+	  <para>Most of the BSDs share patches and code, even today.
+	    All of the BSDs have common ancestry.</para>
+
+	  <para>The design goals of &os; are described in
+	    <xref linkend="FreeBSD-goals"/>, above.  The design goals
+	    of the other most popular BSDs may be summarized as
+	    follows:</para>
+
+	  <itemizedlist>
+	    <listitem>
+	      <para>OpenBSD aims for operating system security above
+		all else.  The OpenBSD team wrote &man.ssh.1; and
+	        &man.pf.4;, which have both been ported to &os;.</para>
+	    </listitem>
+
+	    <listitem>
+	      <para>NetBSD aims to be easily ported to other hardware
+		platforms.</para>
+	    </listitem>
+
+	    <listitem>
+	      <para>DragonFlyBSD is a fork of &os; 4.8 that has
+		since developed many interesting features of its own,
+		including the HAMMER file system and support for
+		user-mode <quote>vkernels</quote>.</para>
+	    </listitem>
+	  </itemizedlist>
 	</answer>
       </qandaentry>
 


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