Subject: Re: How to help NetBSD help you.
To: Hubert Feyrer <email@example.com>
From: Seth Kurtzberg <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/14/2005 06:39:06
Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> On Tue, 14 Jun 2005, Seth Kurtzberg wrote:
>> It would be easier for me to justify investing a bit of money here,
>> if I were better able to make it known that I am a resource in the
>> NetBSD world. I build firewalls based on NetBSD with some (I think)
>> inovative software.
>> I've tried several times to have myself added to the list of
>> available engineers on the NetBSD site, but I never receive an
>> answer. The same is true about inquiries I make about adding my
>> products to the list of systems that one can find on the NetBSD site.
>> I'm not saying that I'm receiving an answer I don't like, I'm saying
>> that I receive no answer at all.
>> While the amounts of money are, in the general scheme of things,
>> small, they are, to a tiny business like mine, not insignificant. So
>> perhaps more money could be funneled towards the NetBSD project if it
>> were easier to show that NetBSD appreciates those who promote the O/S
>> and use it in products.
> It is usually as easy as writing a mail to www@ and discussing what's
> desired. We have a team answering those questions for that.
> Unfortunately, every now and then something slips through the cracks,
> and it seems you're the victim of that.
> Checking the www@ mail archives, I can only see one mail from you from
> September 2001 (which never got answered, sorry for that!). Can you
> please drop another mail to www@NetBSD.org with the details on your
> firewalls please, and we'll make sure to have this added to the
> 'products' page?
There's another problem. You are showing only one email. Nice that you
conceed that it was ignored, but what happened to all the other emails
that I sent? Why did you skip my question about being listed in the
area of people who are willing to provide support and services for NetBSD?
> FWIW, organisations that wish so can get listed on our website at
> - Hubert