Subject: Re: Future of NetBSD??
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: Dan Taylor <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/24/1995 16:42:02
On the contrary, 'users' want whatever the most popular system is at any 
given point in time, because that is the system with the most 'apps' 
already in place for it. For the majority of people using computers, 
stability is not an issue.

If this were not true, Bill Gates would not be one of the richest men in 
the world right now.

Dan Taylor

On Sat, 24 Jun 1995, Jason Thorpe wrote:

> On Fri, 23 Jun 1995 09:50:07 -0700 (PDT) 
>  Dave Cornejo <> wrote:
>  > This is the crux of the issue - NetBSD is a research and development
>  > platform, FreeBSD is a users platform.  My fear is that NetBSD, by
>  > adhering strongly to this attitude is condemning itself to always be
>  > on the trailing edge of useability.
> I disagree.  From my perspective, users want the most stable, robust 
> platform available.  I think that with all the thought that does into 
> NetBSD's design, NetBSD is going to the the platform to provide that.
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