On 28/12/11 11:49, Michal Kubeček wrote:
the other hand, it brings a lot of problems and complicates things that
used to be simple and easy.
Yeah, simple and easy... did you mean obscure, undocumented, racy
and impossible to verify in large scale ?
Some features aren't provided at all and
when people point it out, the answer is "you
shouldn't want them because
systemd doesn't provide them"
Well, people is asking for fairly ridiculous things.
It's exactly this attitude which seems to be common among the
cool kids at Redhat who know everything better. Turning a deaf
ear to your customers' or users' preferences and use cases and
trying to force something down their throat through technical
means will invoke resistance and is ultimately doomed to failure.
Either people will be begrudged by this arrogance and simply
turn away or they will find creative technical means to work
around the limitations with results which are usually not too
pretty. It's sort of what currently happens with GNOME 3 and
it's almost exactly the same when back in 2008 some Sun engineers
declared the new IPS packaging system on Solaris a "no scripting
zone", in fact the similarities in the sorrounding debates are
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