Linked by Nathan Mace on Thu 31st Jan 2002 18:45 UTC
FreeBSD By now, anyone who is even remotely related to an IT-type position has heard about Linux, and has most likely used it, if only to see what all the hype is about. However, GNU/Linux is not the only "free" Unix type OS available. FreeBSD and its cousins, NetBSD and OpenBSD are all offshoots of BSD UNIX, a commercial UNIX also known as Berkeley Software Distribution. This article will help you learn more about FreeBSD, its differences from Linux, and it will ease a potential migration process.
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Errata, you say
by Anonymous on Thu 31st Jan 2002 21:57 UTC

I usually write UNIX myself, but as you say, that's the Open Group's trademark and doesn't in that sense apply to FreeBSD. The same term in common usage definitely applies to the *BSDs, and "Unix" conveniently distinguishes the two. It's debatable, but it's a damn silly argument and his usage is hardly a "gaffe". Your other complaints are presented with so little substance that it's hard to comment on them. The article barely mentions X11 and never suggests that it's part of Linux, or FreeBSD - looks like you invented that.

The rest of it seems to boil down to the assertion that GNU and Linux are about change, and FreeBSD isn't ("take the torch", "epicenter of change", "embrace change", blah blah.) Talk about cheap shots and poor understanding.