Subject: Re: NetBSD momentum
To: Bruno <email@example.com>
From: Richard Rauch <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/30/2004 11:27:27
On Thu, Dec 30, 2004 at 11:20:00AM +0000, Bruno wrote:
> Richard Rauch wrote:
> >* Plot a chart of some kind showing different OSs and archetecture
> > types---and measure how long, for each combination, it took
> > for each port of each OS to go from "I'm doing an <x> port" to
> > "It's booting multi-user". Maybe throw outliers at one or both
> > ends and compute an average time-to-port for each OS. "If you
> > want a port of a UNIX-like OS to a new platform, here's how long
> > it takes..."
> Not that many people outside the NetBSD community think portability as a
> priority. I'm sure that chart would benefit NetBSD, but it would seem to
It's not for everyone. (^&
For those to whom speed-to-port is important, this is an issue.
I didn't mean that NetBSD is *everybody's* OS. Much less did I
mean that *everybody* could or would be convinced by a single issue.
"I probably don't know what I'm talking about." http://www.olib.org/~rkr/