Subject: Re: Merging Net/Free/Open-BSD together against Linux
To: None <>
From: Bernd Sieker <bsieker@TechFak.Uni-Bielefeld.DE>
List: port-i386
Date: 11/25/1998 14:35:23
On 25.11.98, 00:56:49, Todd Whitesel wrote:

> [...]
> Well, that's the question, isn't it. Is Linux going to smother us, or is
> it going to educate and then disillusion a generation of defectors for us
> to recruit?

In fact this is what happens from time to time. When people hear me
say (mostly in irc), that I use neither Microsoft nor OS-half, nor
Linux, they keep wondering what and why I use NetBSD on my 3 boxes.
Even convinced Linux users get interested and I sometimes send them a
NetBSD CD-ROM offering my help via IRC during installation (because
it's less fancy and polished than most Linux distributions'

> So would I. Especially if anyone has comments/flames/etc on my analysis.
> Todd Whitesel
> toddpw @

Bernd Sieker