Subject: device names (Re: your mail)
To: Curt Sampson <>
From: Christian Kuhtz <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 01/21/1997 12:14:21
I support Curt's notion.  We have more than enough reason to build our own,  
non-confusing, cross-platfrom identity here.

It'll still be a confusing for people migrating, let's say, an SS1 from SunOS  
to NetBSD.  However, I believe that's outweighed by a unique identity for  
NetBSD across all platforms anytime.

You always need to learn new vocab for new OS's, but you shouldn't need to  
within the same OS across platforms.

Best regards,
Christian Kuhtz <>