Re: BIND update?
On Wed, 2008-07-09 at 12:09 -0400, Josh Mason wrote:
So when all else fails claim that we should expect nothing more from
volunteers. Message received and understood.
We all know how the rest of the opensource operating system community
has legions of paid developers. Poor FreeBSD.
Are you ignoring the large number of full time developers employed by
redhat and their ilk? This means they are a company delivering a
product, supported by full time developers, who are paid out of support
contracts. This is why redhat is described as a 'vendor'; they sell you
FreeBSD is a volunteer project. This means that there is no-one at all
who is paid by FreeBSD to write code for FreeBSD.
If this doesn't fit your needs, perhaps you need to re-evaluate your
My 2 cents..
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