Linked by Oliver on Fri 11th Mar 2011 23:32 UTC
GNU, GPL, Open Source "Now that Linux is the most popular free Unix-like operating system, it shouldn't be a surprise that some projects have begun treating non-Linux operating systems as second-class citizens. This isn't out of contempt for the BSDs or OpenSolaris, it's just a matter of limited manpower: if almost all the users of the application have a Linux operating system and if all the core developers are using Linux themselves, it's difficult to keep supporting other operating systems. But sometimes the choice to leave out support for other operating systems is explicitly made, e.g. when the developers want to implement some innovative features that require functionality that is (at least for now) only available in the Linux kernel."
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RE: BSD guys pull up your socks.
by TheGZeus on Sat 12th Mar 2011 05:30 UTC in reply to "BSD guys pull up your socks."
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If you're going to troll, do it after some proofreading.
No one will be offended if they can't understand you.

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somebody Member since:

it might be that he didn't used proper english, god knows i don't. english is my fourth language

but what he said is true.

if you don't believe him or me, read this from the person who started gnome/kde/canonical fiasco

and this from ex-canonical employee

and this is exactly same nonsense, linux developers should not develop for linux since it won't work on os they don't use

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TheGZeus Member since:

Your English is quite good, actually.

I honestly couldn't read all of anything I've seen by that user. Just headache inducing if I try to make sense of it.

If I just pretended it was surrealist poetry, it's awesome, but that doesn't help the discussion in any way.

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rebel787 Member since:

TheGZeas, from your tech comments you seem like a smart guy.
...why are you being such a prick though? It's an international site, open for all to comment. Most users don't have english as their first language(myself included).
I love OSnews and it's diverse culture. Apologies for not contributing meaningfully to the discussion.

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TheGZeus Member since:

That's why I'm suggesting that people just post in a language they _do_ understand.

Also, what little I was able to discern from this poster was either trolling or utter stupidity, so I don't care about their feelings, really.

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