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Kurt D. Starsinic
July 29, 2000 10:42
Re: want a working group
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On Sat, Jul 29, 2000 at 11:20:55AM -0500, HappyFunBall wrote:
> This isn't so much about news as getting vendors to understand the issues.
> If OpenBSD thinks upgrading Perl breaks things before ever hearing about
> Perl 6 ..well...we's gonna have some problems getting folks buying into
> Perl 6.

    If you had mentioned FreeBSD, OK, but I think that to claim that OpenBSD
_as an entity_ believes _anything_ (other than `strong crypto good') is a

    I'd like to see us improve our vendor relations, and I think it's wise
for us to tactically focus on those vendors that present the most unified
fronts.  Sun, HP, DEC, SCO, FreeBSD, RedHat, and Microsoft come to mind as
likely candidates.

    brian and Dick, I particularly welcome your thoughts on this, as vendor
relations seems clos to your chosen roles.

* Kurt Starsinic ( ---------- Senior Network Engineer *
|      `The right to be heard does not automatically include the right      |
|       to be taken seriously.' -- Hubert Humphrey                          |

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