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Re: Article on state of graphics drivers on BSDs
On Sun, Feb 10, 2013 at 10:49 PM, David Young <dyoung%pobox.com@localhost>
> * Many BSDers' do their day-to-day computing on a Mac, and this
> is not merely because of poor hardware support on BSD. There
> is quality software available for Mac, there is consistency,
> and there is easy interoperability with useful peripherals and
> mobile gadgets. The stable of X11 software just is not widely
> appealing, today, and there are no prospects for improvement.
I think this is a chicken and egg problem.
BSD developers don't use their systems for development
because they lack support for modern hardware.
BSD systems lack support for hardware because developers don't use
their systems for development.
I don't know too much about usability of MacOS-X but Linux
is much more comfortable as a workstation than NetBSD
mainly because of too much problems with drivers.
I talk not about consumers, but about developers and power users.
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