Subject: Re: Project UDI? (again?)
To: Allen Briggs <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Matthew Jacob <email@example.com>
Date: 02/09/2000 17:58:37
I'll say what I said when this came up in FreeBSD: "Over my dead body will UDI
be let in to this OS.".
On Wed, 9 Feb 2000, Allen Briggs wrote:
> I asked this question about 14 months ago and got no response. Perhaps
> this time will be different... I re-raise the question as I ran across
> a website in my search for SysV ABI processor supplements...
> Has anyone looked at Project UDI (http://www.Project-UDI.org/)?
> I'd like to know:
> 1) Does anyone know if hardware vendors are starting to use it?
> 2) Could map onto NetBSD in a useful way?
> The specification documents are available on-line in PDF format and
> they're available printed and bound. The "active participants" listed
> by "Project UDI" (hosted by SCO, who we know is (or was) partnered with
> HP and intel for IA-64 Unix) "include" (are? ;-):
> SBS Technologies
> Software Technologies Group
> Lockheed Martin
> Lynx Real-Time Systems
> Interphase and Adaptec are the only device vendors that I recognize at
> all in that list.