[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: Debian/GNU Freebsd

On Thu, Feb 18, 1999 at 09:20:24PM -0600, David Welton wrote:
> > If we use NetBSD, we can expect it to run on anything that still
> > runs on household current.  Notebook or PDA?  Not likely.  Fair
> > warning about NetBSD is that if we try to make what they will
> > consider an "Impure" NetBSD port, the NetBSD people _WILL_ sabotage
> > the effort in any way possible.  This is not a "they might", they
> > will do whatever they can to make sure it doesn't happen.  When the
> > OpenBSD people tried to create a
> Uh - you are taking this out of context, I think.  The Open and NetBSD
> people have some personal 'issues' with each other.  OpenBSD is a
> forked NetBSD, infact.  I wouldn't consider it a given that NetBSD
> would treat us the same way, if we treated them with respect.

I don't think so..  The NetBSD people would have the same personal
"issues" with a GNU userspace version of their work...

"There are 3 things to remember about being a Starship Captain: 
 Keep your shirt tucked in, go down with the ship, and never, 
 ever abandon a member of your crew."
                        -- Kathryn Janeway, Star Trek: Voyager

Reply to: