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Re: Why we should use FreeBSD.

On Thu, Nov 16, 2000 at 06:15:26AM +0300, Wartan Hachaturow wrote:
> Hi.
> In my mind the reason why we should use FreeBSD kernel is that
> it is developed for a long time, and has much more things, that
> can be helpful for "userland", such as mentioned SMP,
> and the most important -- hardware support.
> Also, the number of currently existing ports for FreeBSD is the
> greatest -- so we would have less troubles compiling packages.
> Yeah, I know, that nearly all the ports for FreeBSD can be compiled
> on either one OS of the "three", but I try judge the facts.
> The issue of platform support is very important, but I think, not
> on that stage. Remember, some time ago Debian/Linux didn't have such a
> wide platform support.
> Let's make the system usable at least on i386 and FreeBSD -- then
> we can think about the others :)
> Also, what about voting -- I still think it's good idea to make
> a poll, and after that start working and give off flaming.
> Maybe, we can create a web page with a poll system?
> It would be the simpliest way.
> Or even ask CmdrTaco to put this poll on Slashdot ;-)

	Not to waste bandwidth with a ``yeah, man, right on!'' email,
	but I gotta say that this is among the more sage of postings
	to this list, in my opinion.   A web page or a Slashdot poll
	sounds like a win.  


   Gary D. Kline         kline@tao.thought.org          Public service Unix

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