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Re: Debian/GNU Freebsd

On Thu, Feb 18, 1999 at 07:57:49PM -0800, Joseph Carter wrote:
> 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...

Please read this before you continue.


The Open/Net BSD split goes well beyond technical issues.

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