*sorry should have been If you can't drive - stick your thumb out, stfu, and enjoy the ride.
On Fri, Apr 13, 2018 at 11:32 PM, Zeb Packard <zeb.pack...@gmail.com> wrote: > OpenBSD's man pages are a work of art. There's a cohesiveness to the base > that "feels" like concrete, like you can build anything on top of it.I > can't think of a lot of software projects that claim "correctness" as a > goal. Aerospace, OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD, SQL(?) and some academic > exercises?! I remember reading "correctness" as an OpenBSD goal and > wondering what the fuck was wrong with the world? Why is a "correct" > operating system the outcast, the underdog? > > Correctness is the thing with OpenBSD (IMHO). When a system is correct - > you don't need the regular gamut of crap in order to figure out what the > frak's going on. A little trial and error, investigation, asking the > "right" people the "right" questions, self reliance, persistence, and a > little picking the lock will get you "in". Exploration, experimentation, > explanation - dope it out. > > That said, if a prospect doesn't want to "pick the lock" & just wants the > "key" they don't belong here. Keys cost money, pickin' locks/turnin' > wrenches - that's free, been true since wayBack. If you want to ride - > RIDE. If you can't drive - stick your thumb out and stfu. > > Plenty of people will read this, think it's bullshit and get further than > I could hope. Others might take it as gospel and hopefully, bounce rather > than flounce. But that's just me, ain't my show. > > All the docs I got for ya! > > Z > > On Fri, Apr 13, 2018 at 11:35 AM, Jan Lambertz <jd.arb...@googlemail.com> > wrote: > >> Before working with OpenBSD, I thought archlinux had good documenation, ( >> the wiki ). On OpenBSD I rarely need more things than the man pages, the >> ports PKG docs and tailing the logfiles. But I can understand that >> sometimes it feels good for short term benefits to be able to use an up >> and >> running config for xy. >> I've read the pf.conf manpage very often and still there is space for my >> config to improve but I (believe) begin to understand how to configure it >> properly and how it should be used. Never had that feeling with online >> wikis. There I searched for xy, found an post that seems close to my >> problem, copy paste, restart program and maybe it worked or not. Sometimes >> this is faster but I definitely learned more with while reading manpages. >> For my part I think it's not possible to build something better than the >> manpages for its purpose. I do like other sources of information but this >> is more about projects. Someone built xy with OpenBSD and wrote an article >> about it. Share your stories via undeadly or whatever. Build an index that >> lists cool OpenBSD Projects for everyone to find. And the rest is up to >> the >> user and man(1) >> > >