Re: Alternate solutions

Kai Henningsen (
26 Jul 1996 18:32:00 +0200 (Scott Laird) wrote on 24.07.96 in <>:

> I'm sort of hesitant to step into this, but I think that we should try
> to involve the *BSD people in this, if we can find a way to work
> through the personality issues involved. A non-NFS network filesystem

This has been suggested on the new mailing list as well.

Personally, I see no reason why the design effort should be Linux-

Fortunately, the list already has a sufficiently neutral name (new- All that remains is some sufficiently public
announcement so people know where to look, IMHO.

I don't know what would be appropriate places for BSD, though. For Linux
(yes, I think we need a "real" announcment for Linux, too), we could
consider c.o.l.announce, c.o.l.d.system, and some relevant vger lists
(going over the list should point out obvious candidates).

I don't know if a more general place (not Linux or BSD, that is) makes

Hmm. Maybe I should start archiving this thread, so I can prove, some
years later, that it was indeed my mail that started this super-duper new
net fs :-)

MfG Kai