Linked by snydeq on Tue 8th Nov 2011 01:29 UTC
BSD and Darwin derivatives Deep End's Paul Venezia wonders why more folks aren't using FreeBSD on the desktop. 'There used to be a saying -- at least I've said it many times -- that my workstations run Linux, my servers run FreeBSD. Sure, it's quicker to build a Linux box, do a "yum install x y z" and toss it out into the wild as a fully functional server, but the extra time required to really get a FreeBSD box tuned will come back in spades through performance and stability metrics. You'll get more out of the hardware, be that virtual or physical, than you will on a generic Linux binary installation.'
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RE[7]: I agree, 10 years ago.
by laffer1 on Tue 8th Nov 2011 18:05 UTC in reply to "RE[6]: I agree, 10 years ago."
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I didn't say I wanted to pick a license that was not GPL compatible. I was pointing out how many projects are not GPL licensed or can be used without GPL restrictions.

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