CD subscriptions, post-WindRiver

Scott Mitchell scott.mitchell at
Sat Nov 24 14:19:31 GMT 2001

On Thu, Nov 22, 2001 at 12:43:34AM -0000, Paul Richards wrote:
> Since you've raised the question maybe I should say a few things about
> FreeBSD Services Ltd.
> If we had such a thing as a mission statement then it would be to promote
> the use of FreeBSD, to further develop it so it is more useful to more
> people and to grow awareness of it in the industry and in the marketplace.
> So, basically we don't do anything other than try to make FreeBSD more
> successful, both in terms of developing the OS and in terms of promoting it.
> Our staff is made up entirely of FreeBSD committers, including one of the
> project's founder members and two of it's leading developers.
> All money that we make therefore goes directly to supporting the project
> since that's by definition what we do.
> We're not a company that's trying to make money off the back of FreeBSD,
> we're a company trying to make money so that we can spend it on developing
> FreeBSD.

Well, I'm convinced.  I guess I'll need to get myself a DVD drive sometime
before 4.5 is released :-)


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