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Re: Why we should use FreeBSD.

On Thu, Nov 16, 2000 at 08:06:00AM -0800, Gary Kline wrote:
> 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

I'm too afraid we'll spend weeks recounting the vote.

      Dan Papasian

Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.
	--Alexander Pope

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