One of those monumental days ........

Peter plp-ysDPMY98cNQDDBjDh4tngg at
Fri Nov 4 17:52:20 UTC 2005

On Fri, 4 Nov 2005, Robert Brockway wrote:

> To be honest I'd be surprised if they didn't hit that threshold a long
> time ago.  The advantages of being able to build the game on an true OS
> would be manyfold (hardware abstraction, no need to deal with memory
> management, easier time debugging, etc).

Linux is many things but in terms of solid OS BSD is more things. BSD 
still has an edge in a number of areas, technically speaking. Many 
people think so (and I tend to agree). Linux is very nice to develop for 
and with. That argument may outweigh the technical merit for a games 
box. There is also the GPL issue, which BSD does not have.

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