Subject: RE: HPC port?
To: 'email@example.com' <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Adam Glass <email@example.com>
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 [SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Wednesday, December 17, 1997 9:49 AM
> To: Adam Glass
> Cc: 'email@example.com'; 'Paul Evans'; firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: HPC port?
> Adam Glass writes:
> > Hey, I'm just trying to solve the guy's problem. If you want to joust
> > windmill, feel free. I actually think the environment described below
> > 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.