On 05/04/12 15:11, Dieter BSD wrote:
> *WHY* is Linux so much more popular than the BSDs?
Linux is popular because of RedHat. Corporate executives like to pay for
software because it shifts responsibility away from them in the event
that something goes wrong. If something goes wrong with RHEL, the
company's legal department can hold RedHat responsible. If something
goes wrong with FreeBSD, the board will hold the executive responsible.
This makes paying RedHat for Linux very attractive and by extension, it
makes Linux very popular.
If you want BSD to surpass Linux in popularity, you are going to have to
start a company like BSDi, except this time it will need to avoid a