Re: If Linux Is About Choice, Why Then ...
- Date: Wed, 12 Apr 2017 10:26:23 -0500
- From: David Wright <deblis@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: If Linux Is About Choice, Why Then ...
On Tue 11 Apr 2017 at 14:24:00 (+0000), GiaThnYgeia wrote:
> > On Tue, Apr 11, 2017 at 6:21 AM, GiaThnYgeia
> >> Has Debian always been this crazy and am I so new to this madness?
> > Moving the goalposts always generates a bit of madness. Whether this
> > time is turning out more so than previous times I'll leave for others
> > to comment on.
> Moving the goalposts is a decision that weighs on those exact
> individuals that made it, not the entire community.
> Let me ask this encyclopedic question. Would newer server hardware
> benefit more from the anticipated sysv development or from the systemd?
> I suspect that a 4 year old server had a 20% capability improvement with
> systemd development while a 1 year old server had a 40% improvement,
> despite the fact that the 1 year old one was 4 times as capable as the
> older one. With sysV i suspect the development would maybe affect 24%,
> on both. So was the choice made on the basis of exploiting ever newer
> hardware or to continue the human support of those employing Debian for
> years? Disregarding community and bending over to industry, that is!
> I have no real data to prove this, I am only suspecting this to be true.
What's the point of making stuff up and posting it then? Just trolling?
> Sometimes sticking to principles and protecting the survivability of the
> organization becomes contradictory. What is meant by "free" is getting
> hazier and hazier. It is now a gray area of market logic.
> The question then becomes, as has always been, whose side are you on
> boys? And when I say boys I mean the decision making few that usually
> are boys anyway, unlike the woman that wrote the song.
I've no idea what all this is about.