[nycbug-talk] TERRORISTS WIN!

alex at pilosoft.com alex
Sun Nov 14 10:52:37 EST 2004

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 called
> > HAKERIS with a huge FreeBSD daemon on it, that says TERRORISTS WIN! on
> > the cover.  It also says BSD ISTORIJA and SAUGESNIS FREEBSD.  I have
> > no
> 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 popular
> UNIX-like system, by far, in ex-USSR is (and was) BSD, and out of those,
> FreeBSD (also by far). I've almost never ever came across anything else,
> 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 back 
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