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Re: Linux Core Consortium

On Wed, Dec 08, 2004 at 02:59:10PM -0800, Bruce Perens wrote:
> The main technical effect that I see would be that the names of some 
> dynamic libraries would change. And compatibility with the old names 
> could be maintained indefinitely if necessary.

How in the world does changing the names of core system libraries serve the
technical goal of providing better *compatibility* between distros?  Indeed,
how could this be anything other than a gratuitous change?

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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