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Date:      Wed, 14 Jul 1999 19:05:29 -0600
From:      Brett Glass <>
To:        "David Schwartz" <>
Cc:        <freebsd-chat@FreeBSD.ORG>, <advocacy@FreeBSD.ORG>
Subject:   RE: NT vs Linux vs FreeBSD
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In-Reply-To: <000001bece5d$1a099ab0$>
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At 05:58 PM 7/14/99 -0700, David Schwartz wrote:

>         Regardless, two FreeBSD-3.2 machines running different 'distributions' are
>probably going to be a lot more alike than two Linux-2.0.36 machines running
>different distributions.
>         My belief is that this is both a good thing and a bad thing. 

It could be either! It depends upon the way in which those systems are alike.

For example, if the userland commands are similar, it's less likely that
a person who runs or administers one will have trouble with another.

But it's also good to have distributions tailored for different needs.


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