Subject: Re: Linux and FreeBSD support (was Re: RealAudio)
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Laine Stump <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/03/1997 10:06:37 ("John F. Woods") writes:

>I have seen banner ads for FreeBSD on Yahoo.  (Believe it or not!)  Are
>they just rolling in dough from various CD manufacturers, or are they getting
>a lower rate as a charitable-type organization?  (Or maybe they're just not
>buying many impressions, they certainly don't pop up with the same regularity
>as MS ads do...)

Actually, it probably has something to do with the fact that Yahoo uses
FreeBSD extensively for their web servers and search engines. I'd wager
they get a *very* special rate for being the OS that Yahoo's entire
business depends on.