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[Discuss] SysVinit vs. systemd

That seems to be the guiding philosophy of the Gnome3 development team:
throw away and rewrite anything in Linux that's mature and robust, because
it doesn't have that new car smell!

On Wed, Sep 10, 2014 at 10:14 PM, Tom Metro <tmetro+blu at> wrote:

>   Mike Gancarz sums up the Unix philosophy: 1. Small is beautiful. 2.
>   Make each program do one thing well. ... We have built the Internet
>   and all modern Internet services on those principles. Systemd's design
>   and implementation violates nearly all of them.
>   Should it be a surprise that so many long-term Unix and Linux
>   developers, architects, and administrators recoil at the thought of
>   something like systemd? It might seem that the design of systemd
>   purposefully dispensed with the wisdom of 45 years of Unix development
>   and struck out in a different direction just to spite the old guard.
> [...]
> Opinions?
>  -Tom
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