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Re: Linux Core Consortium

On Wed, 08 Dec 2004, Steve Langasek wrote:
> 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?

Good question. OTOH, getting all of us to use a common naming *AND VERSIONED
SYMBOL TAGS* for everything is a worthy goal.  If this project will help
with that...

  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh

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