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Old 4th May 2008
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One of the NetBSD forums is called: "NetBSD Ports and Packages".

I wonder if it would be more appropriate to instead call the forum "NetBSD Packages".

The reason is that in the context of NetBSD, a port does not refer to a third-party application. Rather, it refers to a system architecture.

http://www.netbsd.org/docs/pkgsrc/in...ml#terminology

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This is the term used by FreeBSD and OpenBSD people for what we call a package. In NetBSD terminology, “port” refers to a different architecture.
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