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Re: Why did you choose DragonFly?

From: Guillermo Amaral <g@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 20 Sep 2010 19:09:15 -0700

On Mon, Sep 20, 2010 at 09:50:30PM -0400, Justin C. Sherrill wrote:
> On Mon, September 20, 2010 3:33 pm, Samuel J. Greear wrote:
> > This mail is intended for the infrequent responders and lurkers on the
> > list just as much as the regular posters.
> >
> > What has drawn you to use the DragonFly BSD operating system and/or
> > participate in its development by following this list? Technical
> > features, methodologies, something about the community? I suspect the
> > HAMMER filesystem to be the popular choice, but what other features
> > affect or do you see affecting your day to day life as an
> > administrator, developer, or [insert use case here], now or in the
> > future?
> I've been following DragonFly because it represented an opportunity to
> work on the community portion of a BSD system.  The DragonFly Digest lets
> me read and document what's going on; I'm surprised that nobody has done
> the same with any of the other BSDs, really, in the past... 7 years? 
> Geez.

  As somebody outside looking in, the Digest did help me get a better
  understanding of what is going on in DragonFly. Now to get Justin to create
  one for all the other BSD's. ;-) 

  P.S. I love the fact that you guys use GIT and not CVS.


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