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Daemon News: The Real FreeBSD

Sep 12, 1999, 19:32 (22 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by James Howard)

"There are a number of common misconceptions about FreeBSD in non-BSD circles...These misconceptions are detrimental to the community and their long term effect is to drive away users. The motivations for spreading these falsehoods range from simple ignorance to social, political, and economic agendas."

"Here, I aim to clear up many of these misconceptions in the hope to attract new users and prevent the spread of misinformation about FreeBSD..."

"There are four wholly separate BSD derived operating systems in current development. These are BSD/OS, FreeBSD, NetBSD, and OpenBSD. These projects neither pretend to be the same operating system nor operate with the same goals..."

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