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Re: BSD questions



Adam Klein
> For one thing, the lpr upstream source is obviously not the real
> thing.  It looks more like someone just took the old Debian sources
> and added to them.  Because of this, I'd like to get some new upstream
> sources.  However, I don't know which ones to choose.  Should I use
> FreeBSD, NetBSD or OpenBSD?  And how can I figure out what version
> I'm dealing with?

Personally, I would choose OpenBSD.  They splintered from NetBSD a couple
of years ago, and they have spent that time making their utilities more
secure.  I favour security over speed or size.

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is the potential market for this book?  What programmer considers themself
to be a dummy?  Who wants to run code written by a dummy?  And perhaps
more importantly, someone who *considers themselves* to be a dummy?"


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