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Date:      Tue, 20 Jul 1999 12:54:00 -0600
From:      Brett Glass <>
To:        "David Schwartz" <>
Cc:        <freebsd-chat@FreeBSD.ORG>
Subject:   RE: poor ethernet performance?
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <000001bed2df$a818f360$>
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At 11:42 AM 7/20/99 -0700, David Schwartz wrote:

 >       I don't believe that this is true. I think the survey you are talking about
>was designed by a company that's methodical enough to understand the
>limitations of surveys.

I think that your arguments were designed to be defeatist. Do not ask for
support for FreeBSD, and you are sure not to get it.

>         If you create a 'Linux tools' survey, and promote it to people who develop
>under Linux, you can expect to learn the preferences of Linux developers. If
>someone goes out and solicits a particular subgroup of Linux developers
>heavily to fill out your survey, you know that you just get nvalid results.

Have you considered Linux advocacy? It sounds as if you'd make a very good
Linux booster. You're clearly not interested in seeing native software or tools
developed for FreeBSD.

--Brett Glass

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