Subject: Re: changing to NetBSD, still not quite sure... :-/
To: None <>
From: Christian Baer <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 10/28/2007 23:46:52
On Sun, 28 Oct 2007 22:51:15 +0000 Andrew Doran wrote:

> That's nonsense. Platform specific optimizations can have a large impact
> (and do in NetBSD) but they are made at the platform level. There have been
> numerous benchmarks over the last ~5 years showing that NetBSD excels on
> many workloads. Our focus on the embedded market and the number of users
> playing with old machines means that the core has to be efficient.

Yeah, I forgot to mention that the same people also suggested NetBSD for
making the most out of old hardware. :-)

> With any luck NetBSD 5.0 and its successors will continue to upset others
Why (only) as of then?

> enough that they feel compelled to make such statements. :-)

Did I mention that I also like the sarcasm on this list? ;-)