Subject: Re: BSD vs. SysV vs. "unix"
To: None <email@example.com (NetBSD Userlevel Technical Discussion>
From: Lucio de Re <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/23/1999 08:52:07
According to Greg A. Woods:
> It's pretty hard to sit on the fence like I do when *everyone* assumes
> I'm on one side of the fence or the other. People in this crowd are
> sure that I'm a SysV bigot. My SysV friends think I've defected and
> gone soft in the head.
Hah, the joys of fence-sitting :-)
> But I don't really care. I have specific requirements and goals and
> those are what I'm really interested in. If it were pragmatic to do I'd
> kick every kind of Unix off all of my machines and run something better,
> like maybe Plan 9....
Don't, you can borrow mine, remotely, until sometimes this year Bell
Labs release Brazil and start a whole new range of implementation
But to do anything at all with Plan 9 is kinda hard, specially given
their odd licencing terms (which are fine for experimentation, let's be
But I do like it, and I often feel like bending NetBSD pretty hard in
that direction. I would simply love some way to get these two brave
pioneers to co-exist productively.