talk to WYLUG about FreeBSD

Paul Richards paul at
Wed Mar 14 02:18:04 GMT 2001

Brian Somers wrote:
> > One of the staff here at Leeds asked me to give a talk about FreeBSD
> > to the West Yorks Linux User Group.  Now this (speaking to more than
> > about 3 people at once!) is the sort of thing I'm no good at, or more to
> > the point, answering the inevitable question of "Why is FreeBSD better
> > than Linux" is something I'm not very good at ("it just is, damn it"
> > doesn't go down well) but would anyone here be willing to give such a
> > talk?  Possibly more than one person, possibly working with me on it, I
> > don't know yet.
> >
> > Anyone even slightly interested?
> Yes, I'm interested from a championing-FreeBSD perspective rather
> than trying to compare FreeBSD with linux.  I know little about linux
> that's first hand.

Looks like Brian's caught the speaking bug :-)

I'm pretty busy in the immediate future but if Brian can't make it then
I'd be happy to fill in rather than let this opportunity slip us by.


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