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Re: [opensuse] Put up or shut up (thread was: interesting reading about systemd)
  • From: ianseeks <bingmybong@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 07 Oct 2016 18:09:03 +0100
  • Message-id: <5734131.j4NziQTLnK@lianli>
On Friday, 7 October 2016 07:54:26 BST Anton Aylward wrote:
On 10/07/2016 02:10 AM, Richard Brown wrote:
That said, I might never actually USE sysvinit again, wouldn't
recommend the fruits of their labour to others, and I'd think it would
be a monumental waste of time for everyone involved, but if they are
going to do all the work required to make it work, then who the heck
am I to stop them?

What this all boils down to, Linda -- and tohers -- is that if yu are so
fervently anti-systemd, so pre-sysv-init, then make teh effort to support
the sysv0init code base, keep it maintained and functioning as an
alternative. Put up or shut up.

Richard and the board aren't going to stop you if you are willing to put the
effort in to support this as an alternative. As he says, he'll encourage

It happened, as many of you anti-systemd-ers are so keen to point out with
KDE3. That's because there are people willing to make the effort to support

If you are that vociferousness, then act. There's no-one stopping you, this
is FOSS. The old code is out there. Put up or shut up.

Richard is too polite to say it, but what he does say amounts to the same

This is FOSS.
If you don't like how it is work on an alternative.
Make it happen.
No one is stopping you.
You make it happen, show the commitment, deliver the stuff and the board
will support you.
Put up or shut up.

Nicely put, should be a standard reply to all detractors of any software.

> Q: Are you sure?
>> A: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
>>> Q: Why is top posting frowned upon?

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