[nycbug-talk] TERRORISTS WIN!
george at sddi.net
Sun Nov 14 12:54:13 EST 2004
On Nov 14, 2004, at 10:52 AM, alex at pilosoft.com wrote:
> On Sun, 14 Nov 2004 mlists at bizintegrators.com wrote:
>>> I stopped by a store called Maxima today, which is sort of like a
>>> Wal-Mart plus grocer. On the magazine rack there is a magazine
>>> HAKERIS with a huge FreeBSD daemon on it, that says TERRORISTS WIN!
>>> the cover. It also says BSD ISTORIJA and SAUGESNIS FREEBSD. I have
>> BSD ISTORIJA sounds like BSD History.
>> From a long-back research (mid 90s), IRC wars, and talking / working
>> with friends from that part of the world, it seems that the most
>> UNIX-like system, by far, in ex-USSR is (and was) BSD, and out of
>> FreeBSD (also by far). I've almost never ever came across anything
>> even Linux.
> Ehh, not quite. While BSD/Linux ratio there is definitely higher than
> here, I'd say its 1:1 at best ;)
> As far as popular OSes, OS/2 for whatever reason had a huge following
> in .su
I have been to eastern Europe four times now. . . and I always make an
attempt to hit the magazine stores and notice the high proportion of
Linux/Open Source magazines to Windows ones. . . but not much no
explicit signs of the BSDs.
Although there are other signs. . . that FBSD security checklist I did
years back got heavy traffic from eastern Europe and Russia, including
Russian and Ukrainian translations And even the NYC*BUG site gets a
good amount of hits from that region. . .
I know lots of people in Poland, but few are in technology, so I can't
deduce anything from that unscientific survey.
So, what does "SAUGESNIS" mean?
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