NodeJS on FreeBSD

Pete Wright pete at
Tue Mar 24 02:02:36 UTC 2020

On 3/23/20 6:35 PM, Kevin P. Neal wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 23, 2020 at 03:30:48PM -0700, Pete Wright wrote:
>> On 3/23/20 3:20 PM, Steve O'Hara-Smith wrote:
>>> On Mon, 23 Mar 2020 17:55:23 -0400
>>> Aryeh Friedman <aryeh.friedman at> wrote:
>>>> IMO JS is not even fully Turing complete!
>>> 	It's as Turing complete as any language (limited by resources).
>>> There's even a PC emulator that can boot Linux written in JavaScript which
>>> is a pretty good demonstration of completeness.
>> not to extend this bikeshed any more but don't forget netbsd's did something
>> similar in 2012 or so :)
> That's so ... NetBSD. Anyone remember the ARM board they once built into
> a toaster? Because of course a toaster needs to run NetBSD. That would have
> been, hmmm, pre-2004.
> Honestly, it's all in good fun.

i do!  i remember helping man the netbsd table at one of the early Socal 
Linux Expo's and it was a toss up between people checking that out and 
the amiga running netbsd.  it most certainly was all in good fun :^)


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