On Sun, Feb 22, 2009 at 7:24 PM, Kevin Kinsey <k...@daleco.biz> wrote:
> Wojciech Puchar wrote:
>>> On Sun, Feb 22, 2009 at 04:07:44PM +0000, Saifi Khan wrote:
>>>> The existing users provide continuity not growth. To be popular
>>>> FreeBSD needs growth.
> I think that one of FBSD's guiding principles is *correctness*
> ... or, at least, that's one of the higher values of the community.

Higher value ? sounds to me like an overdraft limit !

It still doesn't explain, (as suggested by Wojciech) why the new user must
keep buying new network interface cards just to make FreeBSD run
(when most of those cards will work fine with Linux).

> By way of evidence, I present the following
> terms, used frequently in correspondence on these lists:
>        It Just Works(tm)
>        The Right Way(tm)
>        "canonical"
>        P.O.L.A.
> And be sure and check today's .sig ;-)
> Kevin Kinsey
> --
> Grandpa used to say --- "What is right is not always popular,
>        and what is popular is not always right."

You're right, Grandpa used to run the guzzler Buick which "IS" neither
popular nor right !

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