Subject: Re: OT: a dumb alpha question
To: None <>
From: Michael G. Schabert <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 12/15/2001 13:53:02
>On December 14, Michael G. Schabert wrote:
>>  >   All I want is a decent desktop environment.  I like KDE a *lot*.
>>  >I'd even give up my beloved SGI R10K box and switch to a different
>>  >desktop platform (but not a PeeCee, thank you) like an Alpha running
>>  >NetBSD (which I'm currently building to examine the feasibility of the
>  > >idea) to get something other than a run-of-the-mill window manager.
>> a new G4 and use MacOSX :-)
>>  *ducking*
>   I have a G4, and I adore it.  Haven't messed with OSX yet, though.

Well, OSX gives you a BSD-based OS (Darwin is based on FreeBSD) with 
the elegance of MacOS. Aqua/Quartz is definitely "something other 
than a run-of-the-mill window manager". The "Fink" project at 
sourceforge is similar to NetBSD's packages collection.

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