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Re: build OpenBSD on Linux
On Thu, 12 Feb 2004 09:12:48 +0200
"Slabbert, C. (Clinton)" <ClintonSl@nedcor.com> wrote:
:> Not to be rude, but by experts who know what they are doing.
:It is interesting you say that, there are several operating systems out
:there that one would say were definitely not developed by experts - and yet
:are far more popular than OpenBSD (I'm sure everyone knows what I'm talking
:about). If someone is an "expert" that means they have, what? Experience?
:In which case no one would ever develope an OS since no one would ever have
:had prior experience.
If you are inferring to Microsoft, you are wrong. They purchased the first
versions of their OS from someone else, so they never had to do any
:> (And if they don't know what they are doing, you get linux)
:Hmm, and which kernel have you developed on your own? GNU/Linux might not
:be popular by the crowd that prefers /dev/wd0 or /dev/ad0s1a instead of
:/dev/hda1, but at the end of the day it has earned it's place as a popular
:UNIX like OS.
It was a tounge-in-cheek joke about Linux. (NOT GNU/Linux.) Linus has
admitted that he didn't know what he was doing when he started Linux.
And Linux gained popularity because people were afraid of the BSD-ATT
Where's your kernel?
:> 186,282 miles per second:
:> It isn't just a good idea, it's the law!
 Even if I gave a rats ass about the GNU/ vs no prefix deal, its
inappropriate in this case. We are only talking about the kernel, not the
The rhino is a homely beast,
For human eyes he's not a feast.
Farewell, farewell, you old rhinoceros,
I'll stare at something less prepoceros.
-- Ogden Nash