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This is a small question (and rather silly ) but why is the "subtitle" for the BSD forum For all discussions regarding Free/NetBSD and OpenBSD. Why are Free and Net ...
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    This is a small question (and rather silly ) but why is the "subtitle" for the BSD forum
    For all discussions regarding Free/NetBSD and OpenBSD.
    Why are Free and Net "/ together" while Open is by itself. According to wikipedia, Free and Net were the two original from 1993 and Open was a split from Net.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/386BSD
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OpenBSD

    It would seem more "normal" to have it as
    For all discussions regarding Free, Net, and OpenBSD.
    or add BSD to the end of every one.
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    Don't forget all of our new BSD sprogs, PCBSD, DesktopBSD and FreesBIE. We're not gonna judge BSD distros!!

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    Or dragonfly!! Should it not just be BSD based? we are a Linux forum.

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    I agree that perhaps it should just be "For all BSD related discussion" rather than naming a few popular ones. I also originally disagreed with the idea of putting a BSD forum on LinuxForums.org, and still do.
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    NOOOO!!

    I typed up a beautiful diagram... took me 5 minutes too... ruined

    EDIT: I have found a better one



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