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    And how complete driver rewrite correlate to...

    And how complete driver rewrite correlate to stable kernel interfaces? Driver seriously is independent piece of software which strongly relying on some services provided by kernel, e.g. pci bus...
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    If instead of fixing kernel breaks people with...

    If instead of fixing kernel breaks people with skill would spend the same time working on actual drivers, the drivers in question would be much better.
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    And the main reason for that mess is that Linux...

    And the main reason for that mess is that Linux kernel don't provide stable kernel ABI and API. If kernel interfaces are stable you can develop drivers with just kernel headers available.
  4. Wow, aren't were another 2 full months before...

    Wow, aren't were another 2 full months before First of the April?
  5. You're not restricted to Java in Android. With...

    You're not restricted to Java in Android. With NDK you can use C and I think there are several scripting languages available.
  6. Well, I very much like the idea of OUYA, if not...

    Well, I very much like the idea of OUYA, if not as the game console then as network attached media player with low power consumption and system open for 3rd party software.
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    Aren't most benefits of HT are getting visible as...

    Aren't most benefits of HT are getting visible as CPU frequency is going up? There is little point in downclocking HT Atom and than getting it measured against real dual-core CPU.
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    My thought is that while BSD have been under AT&T...

    My thought is that while BSD have been under AT&T lawsuit Linux have gained momentum, I believe no one but RMS have cared about BSD vs GPL at that time, but since Linux were distributed under GPL,...
  9. Wow... not so fast, while I would not talk about...

    Wow... not so fast, while I would not talk about rest of your list, but Xcode is actually pretty shitty. It uses a lot of RAM (comparable to about any java written IDE), on top of that it is...
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    Well, strictly saying FreeBSD IS aiming to...

    Well, strictly saying FreeBSD IS aiming to desktop and this is official statement from one of FreeBSD team engineers (Scott Long said it back in 2006, after that many things have been broken or...
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    Author releasing under BSD already understand...

    Author releasing under BSD already understand very well how his work could be used, If you are not author of code in question why do you care(bitching) about someone else work? Derivative product...
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    How so? Users can continue to use original...

    How so? Users can continue to use original product and have access to it's source code without any restriction. How come they've lost their freedoms?
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    How person's ability to not disclose his...

    How person's ability to not disclose his derivative work affect original product? The person in question cannot close or restrict distribution of original product, he can only do that to his own...
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    Ha-ha-ha - last point, is valid for almost any...

    Ha-ha-ha - last point, is valid for almost any other Desktop OS, unless you are forced to use it by your applications work set.
  15. That is not entirely impossible. My main...

    That is not entirely impossible.

    My main system usage is iOS app development. So normal application working set is something like - Adium,Skype, FF, Thunderbird, Xcode, some dashes and of course...
  16. The only mess in OSX I know is memory management...

    The only mess in OSX I know is memory management subsystem. And this bite hard. Under memory pressure conditions I had to reboot system a couple times a day, or use some obscure tools like 'purge'.
  17. I'll never buy Creative sound cards again

    The support for anything but windows is just absent. X-Fi, I currently have supported on linux with minimal set of features and no better than average HDA, no support advanced options.
  18. Have you participated in development of any of...

    Have you participated in development of any of BSD-licensed software that have been take in by companies? If not, why are you frustrated if developers are willing to license it under BSDL knowing all...
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    Seems like for both. It is good to hear that...

    Seems like for both.
    It is good to hear that open-source stack will get OpenCL support soon.
  20. It just kind of not surprising, given that...

    It just kind of not surprising, given that FreeBSD base compiler is still gcc 4.2.1.
    It would have been interesting to see such benchmark with software build with more recent compiler.
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