Subject: Re: Suggestion: NetBSD source official ISO image
To: Brad Knowles <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Perry E. Metzger <email@example.com>
Date: 12/12/2001 19:08:47
Brad Knowles <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > : CheapBytes and others would produce CDs from it, and that
> > : this would put NetBSD source in more people's hands.
> > ...any of these companies can simply download the tarballs, run "mkisofs"
> > (Un*x) or Nero (Windows) on the directory, and end up with a source-only CD
> > in mere seconds. Putting it on the FTP site just wastes diskspace.
> While they certainly could do you, you and I both know that
> they almost certainly won't.
One might ask why that is the case.
Perry E. Metzger email@example.com
NetBSD Development, Support & CDs. http://www.wasabisystems.com/