Is anyone else amazed at how many people use nginx on Windows?

Darrin Chandler dwchandler at
Thu May 7 03:24:24 MSD 2009

On Wed, May 06, 2009 at 04:54:43PM -0500, Resicow wrote:
> Don't waste your time on the Windows build. Concentrate on making nginx  
> better and better on Linux.

Or don't waste time on Linux, and just stick with BSD where it all

> nginx is by far the best, and keeps getting better and better. Making  
> everything work on windows will just slow you down.

Why let all the Linuxisms and GNUisms slow you down. Stick with BSD.

> It is amazing how great a product you have developed, and I have loved  
> watching the progress, and I love using your server.
> If you are using nginx on Windows, then you are an idiot. Go away and  
> use apache or IIS.

If you are using nginx on Linux, then you are...

Ok, enough. You should have gotten the point by now.

I'm no fan of Windows, and I don't give a hoot if nginx is ever
available on Windows. But it's also way out of line to tell Igor and
anyone else how to spend their time. I'm just glad nginx was written,
and new features added, and supported here by Igor and others, all
available under a great license.

Darrin Chandler            |  Phoenix BSD User Group  |  MetaBUG
dwchandler at   |      |  |  Daemons in the Desert   |  Global BUG Federation
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