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Re: Debian/GNU Freebsd



shields@msrl.com (Michael Shields) writes:

> In article <19990217215501.C12732@complete.org>,
> John Goerzen <jgoerzen@complete.org> wrote:
> > why should we spend energy on it?  FreeBSD is a dead-end path anyway.
> 
> This is a pointless thing to say.  Lots of technologies have looked
> like dead-end paths at various points in time -- including Unix and
> TCP/IP.  Only time will tell.

I don't know of anybody that really thought that about Unix.  I do
know of people that thought that about the PDP-11, for instance.
Funny how that turned out to be true.

> If you really want a Debian-BSD, the best thing to do is to start
> building it.  Productive people are attracted much more to running
> code than they are to ideas.

OBviously I don't really want that :-)


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