Subject: Re: proposal: NetBSD system buyer's directory
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Mike Long <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/29/1997 13:57:46
>Date: Sun, 28 Sep 1997 11:38:54 -0500
>From: Jon Hamilton <>

>Freebsd asks you to fill out information during the install phase, and then
>asks whether you're ready (configured for, and willing to) send the information
>in.  If you answer no, it tells you where the data is stored (in a file
>on the root partition, IIRC), and asks that you please mail it in when your
>configuration allows.  

I like this solution.  There are no nags in /etc/motd or /etc/rc, and
nothing is done unless the admin gives explicit approval.
Mike Long <>      
"Every normal man must be tempted at times to spit on his hands,
hoist the black flag, and begin slitting throats." -- H.L. Mencken