Subject: Re: "external software" (was Re: xntpd)
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG, Chris_G_Demetriou@NIAGARA.NECTAR.CS.CMU.EDU>
From: Henry G. Juengst, ISKP, Bonn <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/02/1996 20:53:00
> > 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.
Have a look via 'finger email@example.com' and anonymous ftp.
It's just a little bit interesting marketing... ==:-)