danial_thom at yahoo.com
Tue Apr 26 11:18:09 PDT 2005
--- Marius Van Deventer - Umzimkulu
<mvdeventer at xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> It seems they are trying to do for FreeBSD what
> Ubuntu does for Debian.
> If it works they might just raise the profile
> of BSD in the eyes of the
> average user, who is usually scared of using a
> powerful OS like BSD.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Filip Wuytack
> [mailto:filip at xxxxxxxxxxx]
> > Sent: 26 April 2005 10:12 AM
> > To: users at xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Subject: PC-BSD
> > Hey all,
> > there seems to be another new BSD...for
> desktops :-)
> > http://www.pcbsd.org/
> > always nice to see that BSD world
> growing...it can only improve cross
> > fertilisation between all BSD flavors
> > ~ Filip
It would be nice if they mentioned what version
of FreeBSD it was based on.
Its pretty difficult to compete with MS and Apple
at the user interface level on the desktop. MS
has 100 guys on salary working on it, so even
with a lower talent level the shear volume of
"stuff" just can't be matched with a handful of
part-timers. The features gap just grows wider
and wider over time.
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