Linked by Eugenia Loli on Mon 28th Apr 2003 15:48 UTC
Original OSNews Interviews Today we feature an in-depth interview with three members of FreeBSD's Core (Wes Peters, Greg Lehey and M. Warner Losh) and also a major FreeBSD developer (Scott Long). It is a long read, but we touch a number of hot issues, from the Java port to corporate backing, the Linux competition, the 5.x branch and how it stacks up against the other Unices, UFS2, the possible XFree86 fork, SCO and its Unix IP situation, even re-unification of the BSDs. If you are into (any) Unix, this interview is a must read.
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BSD and the desktop
by Anonymous on Mon 28th Apr 2003 18:34 UTC

"Their attitudes speak volumes as to why ANY flavor of BSD isn't ruling the desktop"

And that's the thing, we don't care. Go use Windows XP if it meets your needs. If all you want to do is run play games and run kiddie apps like kazaa, msn messenger and word, then Windows XP is just right for you; if you are a software developer, consultant, or use your computer for technical writing, a Unix-based OS might be a better choice.