List Topics [was: Re: [OT] Re: Gripe against OSX [ was Re: osx talk meeting notes ]]
dbota at att.net
Fri Jan 24 15:03:21 PST 2003
I don't mind following linux related OSX discussions here but would be
interested in subscribing to a OSX list if others prefer to do it that way.
> Personally I don't see a problem making this a general "unix" list.
> Personally I sway towards BSD more then Linux. That said I think OS X
> discussions should probably be limited to discussions on Darwin (the
> Unix underbelly) rather than any GUI peculiarities. I don't see any
> reason why recompiling the xnu (the Darwin kernel) or building Unix
> tools on it shouldn't be discussed here.
> That said if people want to setup another list specifically for general
> unix discussion we could create it. But I'd rather not, because there
> is enough overlap in the userspace of the Unicies that I think the
> "linux" can benefit by staying unified.
> Also, if any one wants an OS X specific list (for all aspects of OS X)
> let me know, I'd be willing to create on. I've been sort of half
> debating if anything could be gained by creating an OS X SIG on campus
> (If someone will convince me that Apple will give use some sort of
> perks then I say we go for it).
> Perhaps a subject marker should be included to indicate [OSX] [OpenBSD]
> [FreeBSD], etc
> for those Unix related topics that are only pertinent to those OSs?
> If there is interest in a general OS X list let me know directly, if I
> get 5 people interested I'll start a discussion for it.
> On Friday, Jan 24, 2003, at 11:18 US/Pacific, D. Whitlock wrote:
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