[openbeos] Re: JPBE changes (was: Re: news: development mailing list, distro guidelines )

  • From: "Jonas Sundström" <jonas@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 23 May 2007 22:13:36 +0200 CEST

Charlie Clark <charlie@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Have I missed something (quite possible) or why are we anticipating a  
> Linux-style mess as opposed to FreeBSD's more structured approach?  
> The last time I checked there weren't many wild and wooly FreeBSD  
> distro's apart from PC-BSD. I *think* the reason for this is  
> confusion as to what Linux itself is: essentially just the kernel,  
> which is where all the arguments about GNU/Linux stem from, whereas  
> FreeBSD considers itself to be a fully-fledged operating system.

It's easy to create a BeOS distro. I'm guessing a lot easier than 
creating a Linux distro. I'm guessing a lot of people will create 
Haiku distros for all kinds of reasons.


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