Contributed by jose on from the next-release dept.
Theo de Raadt [firstname.lastname@example.org]:
We have just activated pre-orders for the OpenBSD 3.5 release, which will be released and start shipping May 1, 2004.
There is a new 3-CD set, a new t-shirt, and a new poster which can be ordered from
There is also a new (skit and) song which you can get to at
The skit & song is a parody/allegory of the VRRP mess that Cisco and IETF have landed the community in, and how we circumvented this problem by inventing the CARP protocol. A commentary on this issue can also be found there.
A summary of what is coming in 3.5 is at
(Please bear with us, since this document is actively being worked on by the developers :)
A much more detailed summary is at:
Please keep in mind that this project is completely funded by CD sales and donations from our user community. We hope that your generosity continues, because in a few months we will once again be holding one of our famously inventive and productive week-long hackathons ... and perhaps SMP and some other nice surprises in the release following...
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