Subject: Re: The future of NetBSD
To: Marc G. Fournier <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Gilles Chehade <email@example.com>
Date: 09/01/2006 00:24:27
Marc G. Fournier wrote:
>> I doubt that'll be productive -- NetBSD, FreeBSD and OpenBSD have all
>> different goals...
> Even at the kernel level? Look at device drivers and vendors as one
> example ... companies like adaptec have to write *one* device driver,
> for, what, 50+ distributions of linux ... for us, they need to write
> one for FreeBSD, one for NetBSD, one for OpenBSD, and *now* one for
> DragonflyBSD ... if we had *at least* a common API for that sort of
> stuff, it might be asier to get support at the vendor level, no?
How would a common API provide more support from the vendor ? What does
the API have to do with releasing documentation ?