Subject: Re: FreeBSD Bus DMA
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 06/11/1998 19:11:39
On Thu, 11 Jun 1998 19:55:28 -0500 (EST)
"John S. Dyson" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> If there is going to be an emotional or legal toll, why should we
> cooperate? Frankly, I give up (again), after seeing the extreme
> lack of respect for a FreeBSD-core member, and also the other tirade
> that was imposed on one of the FreeBSD lists.
Lack of respect, simply because there are technical objections to his
changes to an interface?
> Frankly, FreeBSD does not need NetBSD, and probably vice-versa. If
> people are going to act like arrogant SOB's, it just doesn't appear
> to be worth it.
...and it isn't arrogant to assert a "better design" without any real
world experience with the "better design"?
> If people can just listen, and not appeal to relatively non-existant
> authority, then thre is a chance. As it is, there is more arrogance
> than ideas being communicated. It seems that in this group, certain
> individuals think that NetBSD's only peer in the world is NT. In
> my opinion, it seems that the only way that NetBSD might have a peer
> in NT is in the culture of arrogance.
Ok, John. Whatever. I can see this (what started out as a technical
discussion) isn't going to go anywhere, so I suggest you just drop it.
Jason R. Thorpe email@example.com
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