BSD and Yahoo! at OSCON
Originally uploaded by jzawodn.

Here I am at OSCON, chatting with people i don't see very often, attending sessions, and generally enjoying the atmosphere. Then a BSD Demon walks by, so we convinced him to pose at the Yahoo! booth for a few shots.

After all, Yahoo! *is* largely a BSD shop. :-)

Sorry I haven't had a chance to write more about the conference, but things are just really busy here. Lots of good stuff going on.

Check out Planet OSCON for lots of OSCON blog coverage.

Posted by flickr at August 03, 2005 05:47 PM

Reader Comments
# Kevin Burton said:

Hey looks sad for some reason. Is he dying?

on August 3, 2005 07:15 PM
# jr said:

Old distros never die, they just degrade away.

on August 3, 2005 07:57 PM
# Mike said:

I guess if you're not hot enough to be a "booth babe", you get this job?

on August 3, 2005 09:37 PM
# Jose Roman said:

Being on the linux camp for a long time, I'm afraid that "Linux is Dying" would be a more up to date motto, just started to test FreeBSD6.0, a heavily modified, bug free, ultra fast version of the 5.X series, I can really now understand the purpose of the locking model chosen by the FreeBSD guys, and I can tell you linux kernel 2.6 is nowhere near the performance level of FreeBSD-6.

on August 3, 2005 11:21 PM
# Devon H. O'Dell said:

No, not dying. I was extremely hot in that thing and the head wouldn't face the same direction that I was looking. Regarding the job, I was thrilled to be able to be present at the FreeBSD booth, and being one of the two mascots present on the floor (the other being the O-Soft Ibis), also thrilled to be able to make the booth come alive, as it were.

Thanks for posting about this, Jeremy!

on August 7, 2005 01:51 AM
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