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 From:  Kris Maglione <bsdaemon at comcast dot net>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  BSD Usage Survey -- Please read
 Date:  Sun, 18 Sep 2005 18:11:31 -0400
A survey has been released to try to ascertain the spread of BSD usage 
in general. For those of you who don't know, m0n0wall is based on the 
FreeBSD kernel, and parts of the userland. The english version of the 
survey is available here:

The survey is short, please take the time to fill it out, and pass it along.

I am in no way affiliated with this survey or BSDCertification.org.

Thank you.
P.S. If you chose 'Other' for question 1, and indicate m0n0wall, please 
note that it is FreeBSD based.

 From BSDCertification.org:

BSD Usage Survey

For Immediate Release:

September 12, 2005 -- The BSD Certification Group announced a new survey 
today - the BSD Usage Survey. This survey aims to collect detailed 
statistics on how and where BSD systems are used around the world. The 
survey is short- only 19 questions- and should only take a few minutes 
to complete. The English version is here[1].

The survey covers usage of the four main BSD projects- FreeBSD, OpenBSD, 
NetBSD and DragonFly BSD. Included are questions on the number of 
systems in use; what services they provide; how they are managed and by 
how many administrators; and basic demographic questions about the 
company or organization- size, location, number of employees, and so forth.

"As part of our marketing research for BSD certification, it became 
apparent that while many people are aware that many ISPs and companies 
use BSD operating systems, there aren't any available reports with 
numbers to back up just how many companies and how many BSD systems are 
in use," said Dru Lavigne, Chair of the BSD Certification Group.

"This survey will provide the BSD community and the wider IT industry 
with more specific information on how BSD is in use today," said Jim 
Brown, BSD Certification Group member.

The survey will be available in multiple languages as soon as the 
translations are completed. Check the News page[2] at the BSD 
Certification Group website, for the latest translations.

[2] http://www.bsdcertification.org/news.htm