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authorEitan Adler <eadler@FreeBSD.org>2017-12-27 11:16:05 +0000
committerEitan Adler <eadler@FreeBSD.org>2017-12-27 11:16:05 +0000
commit23d72cf99013d168ca8e2a8c955c11fb513d860f (patch)
treecfdc0369d6ec795af0571aa7875627dff924cff6 /en_US.ISO8859-1/flyer/flyer.tex
parent29afb40a94e77636c129a0b922f8a5706103a87a (diff)
flyer: update the text a bit
Try and make the flyer a bit nicer. It can do with some formatting changes and an overall reduction of wordyness but this is a start.
Notes: svn path=/head/; revision=51340
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diff --git a/en_US.ISO8859-1/flyer/flyer.tex b/en_US.ISO8859-1/flyer/flyer.tex
index bc3305fe43..9a51e067c9 100644
--- a/en_US.ISO8859-1/flyer/flyer.tex
+++ b/en_US.ISO8859-1/flyer/flyer.tex
@@ -105,13 +105,7 @@
\titledframe{What is FreeBSD?}{
-FreeBSD is an advanced operating system for x86 compatible (including
-Pentium\reg and Athlon\tm), amd64 compatible (including Opteron\tm,
-Athlon\tm 64, and EM64T), UltraSPARC\reg, IA-64 (Intel\reg Itanium\reg
-Processor Family), PC-98 and ARM architectures.
-FreeBSD is derived from BSD, the version of UNIX\reg
-developed at the University of California, Berkeley.
+FreeBSD is a operating system used to power modern servers, desktops, and embedded platforms. A large community has continually developed it for more than thirty years. Its networking, security, and storage features have made FreeBSD the platform of choice for many of the busiest web sites and most pervasive embedded networking and storage devices.
@@ -128,9 +122,8 @@ compatibility features which are still missing in other
operating systems, even some of the best commercial ones.
\titledframe{\textsf{\textbf{Powerful Internet solutions}}}{
-FreeBSD includes what many consider the reference implementation for
-TCP/IP software, the 4.4BSD TCP/IP protocol stack, thereby making it
-ideal for network applications and the Internet.
+FreeBSD includes a high performance networking stack
+for network applications and the Internet.
FreeBSD makes an ideal Internet or Intranet server. It provides robust
network services under the heaviest loads and uses memory efficiently
to maintain good response times for thousands of simultaneous user
@@ -160,10 +153,8 @@ etc., without any noticeable speed degradation.
\titledframe{FreeBSD is easy to install}{
-FreeBSD can be installed from a variety of media including CD-ROM,
-DVD-ROM, USB stick,
-or even
-directly using anonymous FTP or NFS.
+FreeBSD can be installed from a variety of media including a USB Stick,
+CD-ROM, or even directly using FTP or NFS.
@@ -192,15 +183,15 @@ and GNU/Linux.
-\item Web site: \url{http://www.FreeBSD.org/}
-\item FreeBSD Handbook: \url{http://www.FreeBSD.org/doc/handbook/}
+\item Web site: \url{https://www.FreeBSD.org/}
+\item FreeBSD Handbook: \url{https://www.FreeBSD.org/doc/handbook/}
\end {itemizeflyer}
% Copyrights
-\tiny \copyright 2004-2010 The FreeBSD Project\\
+\tiny \copyright 2004-2017 The FreeBSD Project\\
FreeBSD and the FreeBSD Logo are registered trademarks of the FreeBSD