I sometimes use "Lunix" as a diminuitive to "Linux" or to ridicule it
And that was my point, somewhat. As much heat as the Linux community took from some for taking jabs at MS's apparent ineptness, it was a little annoying last year when some folks in the BSD communities decided to do the same to the Linux community.
It's probably more annoying to me, though, since, hey, the way I see it, we're all in this together. :-)
I like what one fellow kuro5hin'er said about a year ago (and I don't remember who): hey, it's all *n?x.
And it's true. All those free OSes have their niches, and they all have their useful purposes. FreeBSD makes a nice, high-availability server OS, as well as, at times, working better than Linux systems on various pieces of hardware (such as machines where one wants to use USB, or laptops upon which one wants to use APM. YMMV.)
One reason I wrote this is because it genuinely interests me when someone writes a "modern" OS for antique hardware. The other is so I can have a link, other than lng.sourceforge.net, to point "Lunix sux" losers toward when they try to recruit Linux folks by trying to appear elite.
I'm not trying to diminish the efforts of the BSD crowd; I'm just wanting to see some zealots...erm, advocates use superior methods for their advocacy efforts. :-)
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