Subject: Re: The NetBSD developers agreement
To: Herb Peyerl <>
From: Matthew Jacob <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/05/2006 19:29:58

Oh, well, from more than 6 yards away nobody knows the diff. I
tormented the Emulex rep at LinuxWorld about a lack of any *BSD
driver. "FreeBSD? NetBSD? What's that?"

On 9/5/06, Herb Peyerl <> wrote:
> On Sep 5, 2006, at 5:55 PM, Matthew Jacob wrote:
> >> FreeBSD gets tremendous publicity and a positive image for being
> >> associated with Apple and OS/X, and Apple is not stingy with
> >> references to the project on their web site.  W
> >
> > Which is intensely amusing as darwin is quite different from FreeBSD
> > in many ways by now and there is at least one major NetBSD player
> > doing good work for Apple now.
> ...and a reasonable amount of NetBSD was used to produce OS X but
> FreeBSD just likes to claim it was all them.
> (I should know, I was the NetBSD representative in the Apple press
> release).