Subject: Re: arch on ftp.netbsd.org
To: matthew green <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Chris G Demetriou <Chris_G_Demetriou@ux2.sp.cs.cmu.edu>
Date: 11/02/1996 01:06:12
> We've done it traditionally. We usually have the latest release up
> and one back -- right now we have three up. We were going to get rid
> of NetBSD-1.0 after someone did a final backup of the thing, but no
> one seems to have and it got dropped.
> as i remember it, we deleted netbsd 0.8 and 0.9 with the agreement
> reached with USL, as they had the possibly-but-never-proven tainted
> source code.
That is correct. removal of 0.8 and 0.9 was because of the agreement,
not because of any tradition.
whether or not there should be such a tradition is another matter, but
folks shouldn't claim that there's one already in place.