Subject: Re: NetBSD/Linux 'distribution'
To: Neil A. Carson <>
From: Rick Kelly <>
List: netbsd-advocacy
Date: 02/21/1999 14:28:19
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From: Rick Kelly <>
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Subject: Re: NetBSD/Linux 'distribution'
To: (Neil A. Carson)
Date: Sun, 21 Feb 1999 14:28:19 -0500 (EST)
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Neil A. Carson said:

>To me, the advantages of BSD are in the userlands, not so much in the
>kernel: Linux userlands (whatever they may be) are, on the whole, a
>meddled mess. The NetBSD one is concise; if anything I'd want to do the
>opposite of what you suggest, though to be honest I don't see the point
>in doing either.

I run NetBSD because it is BSD UNIX, and I think, the best of the lot.
This includes kernel, userland, and the basic philosophy of the core 

I can't imagine why anyone would want to replace the userland with the
gnu userland. The long-range goal of NetBSD is to get away from gnu.
Rick Kelly