Subject: Re: XFree86 on NetBSD/alpha
To: NetBSD/alpha Discussion List <port-alpha@NetBSD.ORG>
From: David Maxwell <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/22/1999 17:04:21
On Fri, Oct 22, 1999 at 03:15:38PM -0400, Greg A. Woods wrote:
> [ On Friday, October 22, 1999 at 16:44:55 (+0100), Alan Hourihane wrote: ]
> > Subject: RE: XFree86 on NetBSD/alpha
> > we are keen to see people calling it XFree86 and not just XFree.
> > goto www.xfree.org
> I see no "86" there...
> Why the apparent contradiction in the domain name then? ;-)
> Especially when www.xfree86.org is the very same site.
> 15:13  $ host -a www.xfree.org
> www.xfree.org CNAME www.xfree86.Org
> www.xfree86.Org MX 5 mailhost.xfree86.org
> www.xfree86.Org A 188.8.131.52
> It might make sense to be a little more consistent if the name means all
> that much to you folks....
Without looking, I'll bet that www.xfree.com is a porn site.
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