Subject: Re: History of the NetBSD Foundation
To: Charles M. Hannum <mycroft@MIT.EDU>
From: Peter I. Hansen <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 09/04/2006 01:24:13
On Sun, Sep 03, 2006 at 06:15:58PM -0400, Charles M. Hannum wrote:
> > Could you take this off list and onto private email please.
> No.  I'm not going to go to the "free speech zone".  (If Christos wants
> to talk about "democracy", he might not like some of the real
> parallels.  A "democracy" that has a secret cabal select a single set
> of candidates is not much of a democracy -- sounds more like pre-war
> Iraq to me.)
> BTW, I forgot to mention the part about praying to Satan that He may
> take his soul.

Please tell us what you want from readers like me who had no
idea that something is wrong in the netbsd project.

I care a great deal about the future of netbsd, and found your
original post to be interresting and brave.

I care about ideas, visions, protests, debate, openness, solutions and facts.

But I really don't care about endless threads of name-calling
that does nothing good for the project. 

Please suggest a way to bring more democracy, and please give
suggestions on how to repair the damage that you tell us has been