Subject: RE: HPC port?
To: '' <>
From: Adam Glass <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 12/17/1997 09:52:25
Oh I understand that.  I still believe that there is value *even* to you of
a NetBSD/Win32.  For one thing it is neat.  For another, its a whole lot
more unix than the posix environment and thus might attract some new users.

This debate could quickly get religious, so lets stop now.

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Perry E. Metzger []
> Sent:	Wednesday, December 17, 1997 9:49 AM
> To:	Adam Glass
> Cc:	''; 'Paul Evans';
> Subject:	Re: HPC port? 
> Adam Glass writes:
> > Hey, I'm just trying to solve the guy's problem.  If you want to joust
> the
> > windmill, feel free.  I actually think the environment described below
> might
> > be an easy environment for SMP work but *whatever*.
> The point of NetBSD is not to become a shadowy ghost of an operating
> system designed to provide future compatibilty for old unix apps under
> the universal Bill Gates Operating and Wealth Preservation System.
> Some of us legitimately do not wish to run Windows. We are not
> interested, for the most part, in running apps under NetBSD that
> cannot run under Windows because ports for most apps already
> exist. That is not the point.
> Perry