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Cluelessness is a baaad beast.
by ulib on Sun 7th Aug 2005 11:41 UTC
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Foreword: I think the last three comments are so pretentious and unsubstantiated that they would just deserve to be ignored. But when I find a paragraph that really stands out for its cluelessness, I really can't resist. So, everybody with a clue will forgive me for stating the obvious.. ;)

Anonymous (IP: 203.173.0.---) says...
"It also is going down the path of alienating its most technical users. Nearly everyone who questions any aspect of FreeBSD's "superiority" is ridiculed and shouted down."

Funny, by reading the mailing lists it doesn't look like that at all. Every feedback gets *very* appreciated, as long as it's constructive of course.

Needless to say, if you go to the FreeBSD mailing lists and try to make a point about superiority/inferiority, it's quite reasonable that you get ridiculed - or, even more easily, flat out ignored. And this happens exactly because the average technical level by the readers/writers of those lists is quite high.

I don't think it's right to take it personally.. especially about the "ridiculed" thing. It's understandable that anybody who gets laughed at thinks it was undeserved, but the hard truth is, most often it's not. ;)

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