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Re: DragonFly BSD Goals/Direction

From: "Dmitrij D. Czarkoff" <czarkoff@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 03 Dec 2011 22:30:39 +0100

On Sat, 2011-12-03 at 21:54 +0100, Juan Francisco Cantero Hurtado
> Bad idea. The BSD with more success is FreeBSD and they don't use a 
> "concrete description". If you ask to non-BSD users about NetBSD, they 
> think "of course it runs NetBSD" or "the OS for toasters". If you ask 
> about OpenBSD they think "the OS made by security fanatics, they are 
> difficult people". But both ideas are incorrect. NetBSD is a very nice 
> OS for other uses, like servers. OpenBSD have made a lot of work in 
> areas non-security related.

Actually, the OpenBSD's motto always was "Free, functional, secure" with
all three being equally promoted goals. The security focus is a label
that originated outside the project. So it really doesn't matter whether
the Goals page will state any main goal or not.

BTW, why do You think that there is any correlation between popularity
of FreeBSD and the lack of label?

Dmitrij D. Czarkoff

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