"It's an important change for FreeBSD, which has emerged as a
key open source operating system for networking vendors, with
players like Juniper, Coyote Point, Blue Coat and others offering
their own network operating systems that are based on FreeBSD.
"The new routing architecture was written Qing Li, senior
architect at Blue Coat, as a way to give back to the open source
""Blue Coat's ProxySG networking kernel was partially derived
from the FreeBSD kernel," Li told InternetNews.com. "Blue Coat is a
sponsor of my open source development work, so this is a good way
to contribute to the open source community."