[BSDCert] BSD certs - naming and content
patrick.coeman at 171.be
Thu Sep 15 12:01:19 EDT 2005
Does someone has a alternative address from Martin? I receive this error:
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And I have a question for him...
>On Monday 12 September 2005 15:48, Martin wrote:
>>>* basically every other task that a normal regular user does like
>>>setting up a workstation.
>>I think workstation/desktop should be separate. With a hundred users to a
>>server, there are many more issues, from printers to USB key-thumbs, to
>>people switching graphic and sound cards, lan cards etc. Supporting
>>workstation/desktop users is intense and deserves a separate cert for
>Some of what I have said is implied...which is not always a good thing.
>I've used Linux on the desktop since since 1997.
>I used BSD on kde on BSD for probably a couple of years. There is now Three
>BSD desktops (in no particular order):-
>a) pc-bsd - http://www.pcbsd.org/
>b) freesbie - http://www.freesbie.org/
>c) desktopbsd - http://www.desktopbsd.net/
>When you think of the support issues for dozens of notebooks, countless
>motherboards, graphics cards, sound cards, lan cards, printers, scanners, usb
>devices ie. all the basic items that users expect to work, multiply that by
>hundreds or thousands of users, that is a major support nightmare that
>requires highly trained and experienced desktop PC BSD personal.
>Why should Linux be the only alternative to windows on the desktop ???
>This, probably should #2 after basic user administration in the BSD certs, but
>really I don't see why Two or Three teams for that matter, couldn't create a
>plan, coursework and tests in parallel whilst sharing what the others are
>doing to prevent overlap.
>This is how any other organisations do it. Sharing core information as they
>Food for thought.
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