Subject: Re: NetBSD momentum
To: Andy Ruhl <>
From: Bruno <>
List: netbsd-advocacy
Date: 12/20/2004 17:16:27
Andy Ruhl wrote:

>I actually have quite a few comments here, but I don't have time right
>now to respond.
>What I can say is that FreeBSD can still be the right tool for the
>job, and there are things in it that I wish NetBSD did better.
>Consequently, this is why I still haven't converted my main server
>over to NetBSD, even though I use NetBSD for most everything else.
>I think it will be a natural process for people to start looking
>elsewhere if they really believe the stuff in this article are true
>roadblocks to them. And I think it will also be natural to start
>looking at NetBSD if these people are true BSD followers, because
>Linux and commercial unix don't fit the same niche that BSD people
>often want.
>There has been some good NetBSD press recently in some benchmarks, and
>the 2.0 release seems to be good. No need to rub it in.
I'd like to see your comments when you have the time. Can you point 
these benchmarks?

Thanks in advance,

Bruno Henriques