Subject: Re: What's in a name? (was: NetBSD: Certified mom-ready.)
To: Dave Burgess <>
From: Greg Lehey <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/23/1999 13:01:03
On Thursday, 22 April 1999 at 22:15:22 -0500, Dave Burgess wrote:
> At 12:30 PM 4/20/99 +0930, Greg Lehey wrote:
>> The biggest problem I find with the names is that it's difficult to
>> find a term to describe the three "free" BSDs (see the problem?).
>> Call them "open source" BSDs and you're not much better off.  In many
>> ways, NetBSD is the best of the three names.
> It should be, we chose it first.
> For those of you that don't remember, cgd was our original 'Jordan'.  When
> NetBSD 0.8 came out, the other free BSD system was still being called
> /386bsd with patch kit/.

I remember.  But being first doesn't automatically make it the best

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