Re: [Nolug] MEETING TIME AND LOCATION

From: Brett D. Estrade <estrabd_at_yahoo.com>
Date: Sat, 23 Nov 2002 16:58:16 -0800 (PST)
Message-ID: <20021124005816.93853.qmail@web20706.mail.yahoo.com>

Yes, you can run these things on FreeBSD.

>
> And thank goodness we still have the freedom to do so. No thanks
> to Fritz Hollings and the RIAA...

Agreed.

Brett

--- Ron Johnson <ron.l.johnson@cox.net> wrote:
> On Sat, 2002-11-23 at 09:43, Brett D. Estrade wrote:
> > --- Ron Johnson <ron.l.johnson@cox.net> wrote:
> > > On Sat, 2002-11-23 at 04:41, Eddie Benson wrote:
> > > > On 22 Nov 2002, Ron Johnson wrote:
> [snip]
> > > > where I started with "UNIX LIKE" OS's...BSD of any sort. Don't get me
> > > > wrong, I'm pulling for Linux over MS, but I can still remember choosing
> > > > FreeBSD over Linux in 95 because Linux at that time didn't even bother to
> > > > shadow passwords, and besides, anything you can run on Linux, I can run on
> > > > FreeBSD.
> > >
> > > Remember, in 1995, *BSD was ~17 years old, whereas Linux was 4.
> > > Is there a Linux-compatibility layer in FreeBSD? I though I'd
> > > heard of such.
> >
> > Yes; and if you are using this as proof if inferiority, I say it is a testiment
> > to the *BSD community to capitalize on the popularity of Linux and the
> > variety of apps that sprung up around it - aren't we all supposed to
> > be in this together?
>
> Definitely not as "proof of inferiority". Just a question.
>
> > > And, unless there is that *exact* compatibility layer, you can't
> > > run apps like Oracle[89], DB2, etc. Lastly, what kind of Java is
> > > there for *BSD, and does Wine (and it's derivatives) run?
> >
> > Um .. yes, yes, and yes. I think it would be good for all of us to
> > do our homework before making
>
> Hmm. "Yes, Brett agrees with Ron", or "Yes, you can run Oracle on
> FreeBSD"?
>
> > these kind of claims. BTW, FreeBSD just got a native SUN JDK, although it
> > is still going through some growing pains.
> >
> > Like I said in the past, I use all types of *nixes on a daily basis, but
> > when I come home, I like to use FreeBSD. Its not because I don't like
> > the others, it is because I like FreeBSD MORE...from what I've seen
> > most other users of alternate OS's use them because they hate the
> > alternatives.
>
> And thank goodness we still have the freedom to do so. No thanks
> to Fritz Hollings and the RIAA...
>
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