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Re: [Richard Stallman <rms@gnu.org>] Re: Debian & BSD concerns

On Sun, Feb 21, 1999 at 11:22:21PM -0800, Joseph Carter wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 21, 1999 at 11:54:22PM +1100, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> > > Now to address the issue of choice, what have you got against it?  No
> > > there isn't a whole lot to be gained on the technical side from a BSD
> > > kernel in a Debian operating system, not for Linux anyway.  For the most
> > > part it would be the BSD project whose kernel we used that would benefit. 
> > 
> > That's quite an arrogant view. You're assuming that FreeBSD users do
> > not find their user space quite adequate as-is.
> On the contrary.  We aren't using their userspace so their userspace
> wouldn't benefit from our work much.  Their kernel would.

You're suggesting that we take their kernel but not their user space,
implying that our user space is better than theirs.

Hamish Moffatt VK3TYD              hamish@debian.org, hamish@rising.com.au
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