Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 17th Dec 2005 23:44 UTC, submitted by Lazarus
BSD and Darwin derivatives Fans of DragonFly BSD will be getting their Christmas present late this year, and plans for 1.5 have been announced. MP safe networking code, the long awaited cache coherency management system, and a port of Sun's ZFS. Read here for more. Update: Refresh, empty cache, whatever, and check the shiny new beastie icon! And there was much rejoicing. Can we now please discuss DragonFly BSD?
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by Thom_Holwerda on Sun 18th Dec 2005 12:56 UTC
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Yuo can't possbily compare 3 dead and 1 zombie version of an OS to 4+ BSDs that are all alvie and kicking

Dead? Zeta has sold more copies of its OS than Be Inc has done. There are more regular Zeta users in the EU alone than DragonFlyBSD has over the world. For RISC OS, there are more users of that in the UK alone than DragonFlyBSD has over the world. As for Amiga-- the Amiga is something with such an heritage, I wouldn't be too dismissive of it if I were you.

Tom, what people say is that the new FreeBSD logo is FreeBSD _only_. The common logo to cover _all_ BSD's is the deamon. You've been asked to only use the FreeBSD logo on FreeBSD articles and not on *BSD articles. Is that so hard to understand?

Take a look at the database category's name. It's "FreeBSD and other BSDs"-- but FreeBSD constitutes the major part of the category. THAT is why it has the FreeBSD logo.

I don't hear people complain over AROS being placed in the Amiga category, even though AROS and amigaOS differ more than DragonFlyBSD and FreeBSD. I find this discussion quite pointless and really, as if there aren't more important things in the world.

But fine, then you guys get the generic OS icon. A fork of FreeBSD 4.x gets the generic OS icon even though there's a general BSD category. Yes, that makes a lot of sense.

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