Subject: Re: Binary Emulation pages
To: David Maxwell <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: netbsd-advocacy
Date: 03/01/1999 17:46:52
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From: David Brownlee <>
To: David Maxwell <>
cc: Hubert Feyrer <>,
Subject: Re: Binary Emulation pages
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On Mon, 1 Mar 1999, David Maxwell wrote:

> On Sun, Feb 28, 1999 at 03:46:36PM +0100, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> > On the port specific pages, you should not try to duplicate information
> > about what each port is (e.g. in the i386 case, just add alink to the
> > appropriate page describing that "i386" means). 
> That's a combo of looking for material to get things started as well as
> wanting something that would cover the CPU platform side of things to
> help people understand what each port covers.
	Maybe make the info briefer and link to each port's homepage?

> > The intro page is good. I just wonder if the information about which port
> > supports emulation of which OS (and maybe to which extend!) may be placed
> > elsewhere, maybe on*/index.html.
> I'd say the supported emulation info certainly belongs on those pages,
> but I don't think it's out of place where I've put it. (Feel free to tell
> me I'm wrong) To me it feels like a good 'intro' to the application list
> below, which is really the main driving force for the page(s).

	Agreed - the supported emulations list should be in both places.

	Tried to add an entry but it dropped me back with a 'The document
	contained no data'.

	One more point - could you add an entry refererencing this page to
	the NetBSD projects page? Thanks!


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