On Sun, Sep 10, 2006 at 06:04:04PM -0400, stan wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 10, 2006 at 11:57:05AM -0400, Bob Hall wrote:
> > On Sun, Sep 10, 2006 at 08:56:31AM -0400, stan wrote:
> > > Can someone explain to me why top's handling of multi processor
> > > status display is different on FreeBSD, than it is on Linux?
> > 
> > Open source started with the concept of individuals hacking the source
> > code to get the features they want. The commericial ideal of users paying
> > for features they want was replaced by the ideal of users doing the work
> > to create the features they want. Open source has evolved into the
> > concept of many users getting a free ride as a relatively small number
> > of open source programmers do the work for them, without pay. 
> > 
> > Possible reasons why open source software X doesn't have feature Y:
> > 
>  -- Long discussion of open source philosophy dleted ---
> 
> Once upon a time, when people posted on lists like this, they got 
> well reasoned technical answers.

They did if they asked for technical answers. What you actually asked,
if you'll read your own e-mail, is why FBSD doesn't display the
information the way Linux does. 
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