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Date:      Mon, 18 Jul 2011 09:27:53 -0300
From:      Sergio de Almeida Lenzi <>
Subject:   Re: Lennart Poettering: BSD Isn't Relevant Anymore
Message-ID:  <1310992073.71878.8.camel@z6000.lenzicasa>
In-Reply-To: <20110718073000.29e89590@scorpio>
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Em Seg, 2011-07-18 às 07:30 -0400, Jerry escreveu:

> On Mon, 18 Jul 2011 15:47:24 +0700
> C. Bergström articulated:
> > I wish people would spend as much time solving problems in *BSD as
> > they do trying to defend an irrelevant OS ;)
> Personally, I wish they would spend more time in developing fully
> functional wireless drivers as opposed to simply bumping the major
> version number every 18 months +/-. I have two new laptops ion front of
> me that I cannot use FBSD on simply because they don't support the
> wireless (N class obviously) installed in them.

Thanks Jerry....

Personally I think that the solution is simply $$$$...   and it is not a
BIG $$$

Here In Brazil , I am raising a company that sells FreeBSD solution, if
spend about US$1000/month for R&D on FreeBSD , by putting a bid on some
(wireless drivers, network manager...), I think in few time we will have
the network drivers,
running.  US$1000/month is about 12.000/year..   I bet there is a lot of
people willing
to earn that money.
The code would be donated to the FreeBSD community.  It is cheaper than
a full time programmer. (and have the job done in few time too).


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