announcement of freerouter

Jimmy Hess mysidia at
Thu Dec 31 00:54:00 UTC 2015

On Tue, Dec 29, 2015 at 1:29 PM, Mel Beckman <mel at> wrote:
> Amazing what the proprietary appropriation of a single Word can do :)

Yes.... I'm quite bothered by that.   As far as I'm concerned  "Router
OS"  refers to whatever operating system drives a router.

Just like "Computer OS"  is not referring to a specific piece of
software,  but it's a description of a software's role within a

To suggest "Router OS"  refers to a specific product,  is like
suggesting  "Bottled Water"  refers to  a specific brand of packaged

>  -mel

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