Subject: Re: Detailed info on Fail-safe cluster for Freebsd/unixes
To: Chuck Robey <>
From: Alex Belits <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 11/12/1998 19:12:19
On Thu, 12 Nov 1998, Chuck Robey wrote:

> > "Tech1" <> writes:
> > 
> > > The cost of this software is $350 but open for bargin. For more than 10M $
> > > company it's another price. If anyone working as consultant for companies.
> > > You may resell this software to them.
> > 
> > Or you can get almost the same thing for free from
> > With source code. (Yes, I know it still doesn't run on *BSD, but that's a
> > matter of weeks until that code is released).
> The guy's trying to make a living, and you're not.

  What difference does it make?

> You don't know the
> quality of either piece of software yet, but attitudes like that are a
> big reason that free software isn't more highly catered to by commercial
> companies.
> If you want native versions of things like WordPerfect, then reconsider
> making posts like this.

  If someone wants native version of things like WordPerfect, he should
encourage companies like Corel to do port that software to FreeBSD. BTW,
I have a strong suspicion that Corel will rather accept ARM port of
FreeBSD than any kind of ass-kissing.