Da Rock wrote: > On Sun, 2008-12-07 at 08:29 -0500, Jerry wrote: > > <snip> > >> IMHO, before FreeBSD can make a significant market share improvement, >> it has to improve its hardware support. NVidia, for one, has expressed >> a desire to support FreeBSD; however, it needs the FreeBSD organization >> to improve its basic product, especially in the 64-bit systems, which >> are the future of computing. >> > > Ok. So what needs improvement and where to start? Not being critical, > I'm interested in this. >
http://wiki.freebsd.org/NvidiaFeatureRequests and links from there. Vince > Personally though, I think the business model here is a failure and > seriously flawed. And yes, I did study business at Monash (and butted > heads constantly; IF you don't look out for the health and well being of > a community, environment, employees, whatever- the extreme social > responsibility- then the clients and potential clients die, ergo no > customers therefore no money to be made. Thats looking after your > bottomline: Duh!) and saw this continually. Marketing the same; > appealing to all markets is extremely lucrative, and with the technology > literally at our fingertips can be very easy to do. So why not just pull > the finger out and do it instead of saying its too hard, too much > trouble, etc. Old people at the wheel stuck on old ways and refusing to > budge (no offense intended to those on the list- I have a lot of respect > for those in technology; strangely the inverse is true- they actually > know what they're doing and do it properly the first time) in > management. > > Sorry for the rant, but that's just my 2c. > > _______________________________________________ > firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" > _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"