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European Linux Platform(EUP) - e-zine: Interview with OpenBSD's Theo Deraadt

Apr 21, 2000, 08:05 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Daniel De Kok)

"Q: What do you see as the market for OpenBSD with all these Linux/FreeBSD attention? Are you not afraid that OpenBSD will fall away into a niche of a niche?"

"A: I doubt that is happening at all. That Linux and FreeBSD attention is being bought by Walnut Creek, BSDI, RedHat, and others spending an incredible amount of money. They're playing the same game as Microsoft."

"I am not a businessman; our group just tries to build a better system for ourselves, and we hope you all benefit...."

"Q: What are the next three things you want to do with OpenBSD?"

"A: I think that the most important directions outside of general and continual i386 device driver enhancements, are for hardware IPSEC support, ultrasparc, and SMP."

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