Subject: Re: How to convert this OpenBSD guy to The Truth and The Light?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Mike Cheponis <mac@Wireless.Com>
Date: 12/13/2002 12:12:07
Thank you all for your comments on NetBSD vs OpenBSD. I'm going to
re-package them and see what response I get to the OpenBSD person.
On Fri, 13 Dec 2002 email@example.com wrote:
> Date: Fri, 13 Dec 2002 09:26:01 -0500
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org
> To: Roland Dowdeswell <email@example.com>
> Cc: Mike Cheponis <mac@Wireless.Com>, firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: How to convert this OpenBSD guy to The Truth and The Light?
> On Thu, Dec 12, 2002 at 02:45:27PM -0500, Roland Dowdeswell wrote:
> > On 1039721409 seconds since the Beginning of the UNIX epoch
> > Mike Cheponis wrote:
> > >
> > >I do think that predictable releases are not a NetBSD strong point. For
> > >example, when can I count on 1.7 coming out, or even 2.0 ? Who knows?
> > NetBSD Date OpenBSD
> > ------ ---- -------
> > 1.5 Dec 6, 2000
> > 1.6 Sep 14, 2002
> This is a bit of a bummer. That's a long time between major releases.
> Personally I'm not enthused when I see spiffy features added to -current
> right after a major release. Since I don't run -current, it means I
> won't be able to use the new features for perhaps a couple of years.
> I'd appreciate it if major releases were closer to a year apart than
> two years apart.
> Kevin P. Neal http://www.pobox.com/~kpn/
> On the community of supercomputer fans:
> "But what we lack in size we make up for in eccentricity."
> from Steve Gombosi, comp.sys.super, 31 Jul 2000 11:22:43 -0600