Subject: Re: It's dead Jim
To: Perry E. Metzger <>
From: Andy R <>
List: netbsd-advocacy
Date: 08/21/2002 13:01:00
--- "Perry E. Metzger" <> wrote:
> Hubert Feyrer
> <> writes:
> >  * On the NetBSD mailing lists, there are 8715
> different addresses
> >    subscribed
> Keep in mind that the overwhelming bulk of users
> never join a mailing
> list. I am a daily user of emacs, for instance, and
> I'm not on any
> emacs mailing lists. Ditto for X, TeX, and dozens of
> other tools I
> have. I am guessing the number of people that join a
> list is a
> miniscule fraction of total users for almost any
> piece of software.

And there's probably people that join it and don't use
NetBSD either. Probably fewer than the other way
around, but with that we still get a pretty good idea
of how many people are intimately involved with it on
a daily basis. 


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