Subject: Re: PROPOSAL: NetBSD System Packages (LONG)
To: Robert V. Baron <>
From: Giles Lean <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/02/1998 07:04:50
On 01 Oct 1998 16:10:48 -0400  "Robert V. Baron" wrote:

> Is all this concern about space warranted?


o older machines have smaller disks

o server disk space is sometimes at a premium (silly, yeah, but
  reality at some sites)

o bandwidth is *expensive* (maybe not in the good ol' US of A,
  but there are plenty of people with only modem links and others
  with draconian charges from their local IT department)