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Contributed by sean on from the more-fluff-for-your-fluff-cannon dept.

yylex writes:
There's a little piece here on how you might convince your (pointy haired?) Boss that OpenBSD is a good choice. A quick and easy read.

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  1. By SubAtomic Toad ( on

    How do you get a bald headed boss to believe that OpenBSD is good for him. No matter what he keeps thinking Windows/Linux. Bastard!

    1. By Anonymous Coward ( on

      Well, you might try reading this ....

      ... and not calling him a bastard

    2. By Anonymous Coward ( on

      If all else fails, retreat to threats of physical violence ;-)

  2. By Anonymous Coward ( on

    Pointy haired is a reference to the dilbert cartoon strip

    1. By sean ( on

      The link in the article works fine for me.

  4. By Anonymous Coward ( on

    I found the Dilbert PHB (Pointy-Haired Boss) definition here:

  5. By chort ( on

    It's rather unfortunate that this article is what is being referenced for advocacy. There isn't a clear story laid out. There aren't talking points. There's no TCO argument made. Someone could do a *much* better job.

    As someone who sells things for a living, I can tell you that article is not going to sell a single PHB on anything. You have to make it compelling for them and that article is not in the least compelling.

    1. By Anonymous Coward ( on

      For the most part, I agree with you. But judging from your opinion, sounds like you'd make the perfect volunteer for that "*much* better job..." ;-) Hope to see your OpenBSD article soon! Regards.

  6. By Anonymous Coward ( on

    So, the main reason to go for OpenBSD rather than FreeBSD would be the word "Free"? Interesting. This is not my reason for choosing OpenBSD... "Open" might just as well mean that the firewall would be a completely open.

    Oh well...


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