Re: /etc/init.d/network is too simple?
> > Big deal. Honestly, I don't see that the saving is even worth a discussion.
> > RAM is cheap, swap space even cheaper.
> RAM is cheap if you have money. Some people dont. Others use laptops where
> RAM is expensive and we are all trying to eek out more battery life.
> Gobs of scripts run at startup and elsewhere, many do not need bash's bloat.
> Yes, on slower machines the difference is quite obvious, both in speed and
> Remember your friends who use 486's and lower. Remember your friends on old
> Suns and m68k boxen. Not everyone has the luxury of throwing 64mb at a
> and besides, as computer scientists, engineers, and hobbyists, should we not
> strive for doing the right thing and not the "throw money and waste" solution.
Small details do in fact matter. As Cicero once said,
"Carefull attention to small detail often proves superior to genius."
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