The future of NetBSD
Marc G. Fournier
scrappy at freebsd.org
Sat Sep 9 14:22:42 PDT 2006
On Sat, 9 Sep 2006, rouk ounas wrote:
> On 9/1/06, Gilbert Fernandes <gilboooo at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I have a dream.
>> A dream of unification.
>> Having one BSD. Merging the three projects and, why not, keeping
>> incompatible stuff as options that would be either one or another.
>> But when you tell yourself that it cannot be done, you don't even
>> try it.
>> It would require people to not only do it for the sake of their projects,
>> but for the whole BSD people. Even those who really piss you off in
>> other projects.
>> Because someday, those projects will live on without us. We'll pass on
>> like everyone.
>> Am I alone thinking this ?
> I would disagree with that. Is not unification we need, it is unity.
> Instead of speaking about the [Net, Open, Free, DragonFly]BSD
> community, we should be talking about the BSD community as a whole.
> I'm using Free, but when Open asks vendors to give driver docs, and
> when Net is spiralling down, it should be a problem for all the BSDs.
I couldn't have said it better!
And what I'm learning with bsdstats.org is that there are more then just
those four ... GNU/kFreeBSD is reporting, as is MirBSD ... main index page
hasn't been updated yet ... are there any others?
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