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Re: Click'n Format Install

On July 5, 2014 4:14:35 AM EDT, James Leone 
<> wrote:
>>I was reading this thread: 
>> and
>>gave some thought about a framework in which to deliver NetBSD instant
>>gratification to the masses.

>>Click'n format could use cutting edge technologies like java script or
>>active X to instantaneously dd  an ISO image to hard drive clicking on
>>a link. The image should carry a light footprint such as to use minimal
>>bandwith, so perhaps just a kernel, a shell without auto-completion
>>bloat, VI and networking and lynx. The advanced version could save the
>>users hard disk in the cloud, retrievable for a nominal fee within a
>>few days.

On Saturday, July 5, 2014 10:27 PM, Eric Haszlakiewicz 
<> wrote:
> You're thinking too small.  I bet if you get "cutting edge" enough 

> you could skip the click step and fully automate the process, and 

> don't forget to include all of the user's friends computers too.  

> I'm sure that if you streamline it enough noone will mind paying a 

> fee to unlock their files.  ;)

> Eric

When great minds come together, nothing can stop NetBSD from living up to its 

However, this would necessitate administrative and package management schemas.
Perhaps /etc/MyClients.conf and /usr/remote/pkgdst respectively. 

For security, perhaps /var/cron/stormtab programmed with some AI and 

With these tools, NetBSD can create a great paradigm shift in the desktop 
market by using programs that do one thing and do them well.

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