Subject: Re: Netscape.
To: Peter Seebach <>
From: UNIX hacker and security officer <>
List: current-users
Date: 03/09/1995 16:54:28
Perhaps "stupid" is not the word you would want to use, and you don't want
to put it into a negative light, for there is no faster way to get a door
shut in your face than to start off the conversation with, "Hi!  I want
to let you know that you're an idiot because...".

Try something along the lines of "You know, there's a lot of FreeBSD/
NetBSD/Linux users out here and we'd like to port NetScape to this
environment because we find it useful."

Of course, since NetScape is *NOT* freeware in any sense of the word,
they may well be justified in their negative response to our good
intentions unless you get together a specific team of programmers and
have them all sign on a non-disclosure agreement.

#define AUTHOR " (Peter Seebach)"

 * Everyone, start mailing netscape, explaining how stupid* they are to not
 * support NetBSD and Linux.  If we do this enough, they may give us the
 * port.  (I'd assume; they can't be *that* stupid, can they?  And an
 * X app that runs on several systems, including SunOS, is going to be an
 * easy port.)
 * -s

#undef AUTHOR	/* " (Peter Seebach)" */

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