Subject: Re: MS's OS Vision
To: Mirian Crzig Lennox <>
From: Frederick Bruckman <>
List: netbsd-advocacy
Date: 09/22/2001 11:25:08
On Sat, 22 Sep 2001, Mirian Crzig Lennox wrote:

> On Sat, 22 Sep 2001 14:00:28 +0200,
> >On Fri, Sep 21 2001 at 20:59:27 -0700, Mike Cheponis wrote:
> >> This paper is very interesting (mentioned on slashdot today) and is, I
> >> hope, the direction that NetBSD will also go over this coming decade.  -Mike
> >>
> >>

> I find it adorable how Microsoft engineers continue to maintain the
> naive belief in the face of all evidence to the contrary, that they can
> invent the cutting edge of computer science, when they have trouble
> making a stable OS based on last decade's technology.

Exactly! It's like, "Let's invent a new paradigm, today -- actually
doing something would be too hard." They listed a nine year old paper
on Coda in the references, but they've never shown any support for or
interest in Coda in all that time.