Subject: Re: SMP/flogging a dead horse
To: Ted Lemon <>
From: Jim Bernard <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/31/1998 20:38:57
On 8 31, Ted Lemon wrote:
> >> If there really is a fully funded project for SMP, why is it not mentioned
> >> anywhere?  Personally I would love to have SMP for NetBSD, I will go
> >> out and buy an SMP motherboard as soon as alpha test code is available.
> >
> > Because, perhaps, the organization does not wish to make it public yet?
> If you are indeed making this claim, I believe that you are wrong.  As
> a member of the NetBSD organization, I would _very much_ like to
> whatever plans you have made public now.  I don't think you can
> produce more than one or two members of the NetBSD organization who
> don't want whatever current plans exist made public.  What is the
> benefit, to the organization, in waiting?

  Have you considered that perhaps it's the _funding_ organization that wants
this kept quiet for the time being?