[nycbug-talk] New to BSD (dont know which one to get)
joshmccormack at travelersdiary.com
Tue Apr 6 11:11:48 EDT 2004
On Mon, 5 Apr 2004, Isaac Levy wrote:
> "What is BSD? If you ask a typical computer "expert," he or she is
> likely to reply (incorrectly!) that it is "an operating system." The
> correct answer, however, is more complex than that. BSD is -- among
> other things -- a culture, a philosophy, and a growing collection of
> software, most (though not all) of which is available for free and with
> source code."
> That's my .02
excellent point. And b/c it's a whole system, more even than a distro, you can really expect everything to work, but usually you seem to have to expect new features and capabilities to be added at a pace that might make even Debian fans impatient.
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