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Date:      Thu, 09 Aug 2007 13:34:47 -0500
From:      Reid Linnemann <lreid@cs.okstate.edu>
To:        David Kelly <dkelly@hiwaay.net>
Cc:        Reid Linnemann <lreid@a.cs.okstate.edu>, FreeBSD-Questions@FreeBSD.org
Subject:   Re: Convince me, please!
Message-ID:  <46BB5E47.4060201@cs.okstate.edu>
In-Reply-To: <20070809175614.GA12755@Grumpy.DynDNS.org>
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Written by David Kelly on 08/09/07 12:56>>
> On Thu, Aug 09, 2007 at 12:33:20PM -0500, Reid Linnemann wrote:
>> Written by David Kelly on 08/09/07 12:30>>
>>> On Thu, Aug 09, 2007 at 06:54:37PM +0200, Wojciech Puchar wrote:
>>>>> For the best user experience, and Unix too: MacOS X.
>>>> a very little unix (few tools and kernel) + lots of bulky overhead ...
>>> Try it, you will find otherwise. The user interface works without
>>> hassle. MacOS X comes with more standard utilities than does FreeBSD,
>>> for instance procmail, fetchmail, sqlite3, Apache, php 4.4.7, ...
>> Not that I'm against your argument that OS X is a good system, but since 
>> when are 3rd party services standard utilities?
> 
> What "standard utility" in FreeBSD didn't start somewhere outside of
> BSD?
> 

I'm not talking about origins, I'm talking about maintainers. The 
software you've listed are maintained by third parties not affiliated 
with either operating system, so I don't see how you can consider them 
"standard utilities".



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