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KernelTrap: NetBSD: Founder Fears End Of Project

Aug 31, 2006, 12:45 (2 Talkback[s])

"One of the NetBSD founders, Charles Hannum, has sent an email to the netbsd-users list enumerating the problems with NetBSD. He mentions NetBSD is lagging behind other OSes in many aspects. However, he notes that the major problem with NetBSD is the NetBSD Foundation, which now controls the NetBSD project, interfering with the development. He says:

"'At this point most readers are probably wondering whether I'm just writing a eulogy for the NetBSD project. In some ways, I am--it's clear that the project, as it currently exists, has no future. It will continue to fall further behind, and to become even less relevant. This is a sad conclusion to a project that had such bright prospects when it started...'"

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