Subject: Re: Save the world!
To: Gordon Ross <>
From: Chris G Demetriou <Chris_G_Demetriou@LAGAVULIN.PDL.CS.CMU.EDU>
List: current-users
Date: 12/05/1994 13:17:26
> On Charles Hannum <> writes:
> > Save the world!  Contribute to NetBSD!  B-)
> > Seriously, that only happens if people contribute -- code, answering
> > questions, hardware to port to, perhaps even money.  The project
> > works, so far, largely because of the two machines that Chris has
> > personally devoted to it, and because I spend far, far too much time
> > working on it.  Other people need to get more involved.
> [ Then, some would-be contributors complain mildly about rejection
>   of their contributions, lack of response, etc. ]
> I just want to remind everyone to please try to be patient.
> The core team offers an excellent combination of technical
> skills, and does so on a volunteer basis.  All of them get
> loads of e-mail, so it is understandable that one may fail
> to get a response, or the response may expose frustration
> with having to deal with so much mail...

actually, just FYI:

I've spent the last two or so months getting the release out the door,
then travelling way too much, then changing cities.  I'm just now
getting to "important mail" that was sent to me at the _beginning of