Subject: Re: "external software" (was Re: xntpd)
To: Herb Peyerl <>
From: None <Chris_G_Demetriou@NIAGARA.NECTAR.CS.CMU.EDU>
List: current-users
Date: 01/02/1996 11:30:22
> My opinion is that we should not only allow but encourage people to 
> make their own releases... If this was done properly, we would suddenly
> see all sorts of technology that could eventually be integrated back
> into the tree...

I actually agree with this _quite_ a bit...  (In fact, it's been what
i've been trying to do with the Alpha code, but that's another

> Anyway, those are just rambling thoughts. I sent something a little
> more organized to core O(1 month) ago and haven't heard a response. Since
> then though, I've had a core member tell me that NetBSD isn't interested
> in marketing and that the project is the code so now I'm totally 
> confused...

If the project is the code, and nobody's interested in marketing, then
the code -- and the project -- will end up being completely unused and
mostly ignored.