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Re: Merging Net/Free/Open-BSD together against Linux
On Sun, 29 Nov 1998 email@example.com wrote:
: 1. Agree on a new API
: Adjust toolchains/kernel/libs to support this API
: This API would exist as a binary emulation where appropriatee.
: The same API would then exist across all platforms and
: binaries written on one would work on all.
You sound like you're proposing an ABI, not an API. In general, all three
BSDs have the same API, which is Net/2 and 4.4BSD based.
So, `sounds like 86open.' Yeah, that went over well. (Their site,
www.telly.org/86open/, has not been updated since November 1997.)
-- Todd Vierling (Personal firstname.lastname@example.org; Bus. email@example.com)