Subject: Re: netbsd-2-0-RELEASE
To: Sean Davis <>
From: David Maxwell <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 12/02/2004 11:54:37
On Thu, 02 Dec 2004, Sean Davis wrote:
> On Wed, 1 Dec 2004 23:56:09 -0800 (PST), Jeremy C. Reed
> <> wrote:
> > On Thu, 2 Dec 2004, Sean Davis wrote:
> > 
> > > accusatory. I'm well aware that NetBSD doesn't have the manpower of
> > > the other BSDs for releases and things, I was just voicing my views
> > 
> > Anywhere to get real numbers about this manpower? I'm pretty sure that
> > NetBSD has more developers working on releases than all but one other
> > BSD.
> I don't know. That was just a big assumption, based on the fact that
> FreeBSD and OpenBSD have regular releases more than once a year, and
> the best NetBSD can manage is every two years.

I think it's a very bad assumption, which fails to take into account the
rate of changes in the codebase, and the number of architectures

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