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Re: "The future of NetBSD" by Charles M. Hannum

From: walt <wa1ter@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 31 Aug 2006 16:30:47 -0700

Jonathon McKitrick wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 31, 2006 at 09:58:59AM -0700, Matthew Dillon wrote:
> :     that 75% of the interest in our project has nothing to do with my
> :     project goals but instead are directly associated with work being done
> :     by our relatively small community.  I truely appreciate that effort
> :     because it allows me to focus on the part that is most near and dear
> :     to my own heart.
> Big question: after all the work that will go into the clustering, other than
> scientific research, what will the average user be able to use such advanced
> capability for?

Heh.  I'm probably not an average user (I'm just an amateur OS geek),
but the day I can compile OpenOffice in under an hour on my cluster of
five DragonFly PC's will be the day I die and go straight to Heaven.

Yes, I once hoped to achieve World Peace, but I'm older now and my goals
have become slightly less ambitious.

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