Chad Perrin wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 18, 2008 at 02:18:13PM +0100, Wojciech Puchar wrote:
>   
>>> By constantly repeating that UNIX is no Windows replacement you are
>>>       
>> and i will repeat it because it's true. it's every other unix replacement.
>>     
>
> It did a quite admirable job of replacing MS Windows for me.  I don't
> know why you're so down on it.
>
>
>   
>> as linux tries for many years to be windows replacement - it's both low 
>> end unix and low end windows replacement, "windows for poor".
>>     
>
> <VERY LARGE AND NASTY SNIP>
>
> . . . and, as I said, FreeBSD is a great MS Windows replacement for me.
> I don't miss MS Windows *at all* when I'm using FreeBSD on my laptop
> every single day.
>
>   

(Responding to random post)

Could we please *close* this discussion now?
This is simply a waste of the list resources, people will always have
ideas on why an OS is better or worse than another. If the original
poster wanted to know something about all this, he would have probably
commented by now. Has it come to anyone's mind that the original post
was probably a simple act of trolling? (and someone is now amused by all
this?)

In the end, when someone is presented with the facts and can have a
hands on experience with a system (and it won't cost him a dime to do
so), he can decide whether he wants to use it, whether it can replace
his current system and whether he is willing to climb the steep learning
curve. Let's give people choice, we don't need to force this or any
other OS down anyone's throat.
Let's just help whoever comes in here - Some will appreciate FreeBSD
*and* the community and will stay. And it will be there choice.

Just my 2c
Over and out ;)

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