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Re: Flaming as a way to reach technical quality? No! (was: network-manager as default? No! (was: Bits from the Release Team - Kicking off Wheezy))

>>> If you mean the ifupdown-based configuration, then I cannot agree that
>>> it is "really disastrous" (I would agree that the network-manager
>>> approach is really disastrous, however) as at least in my cases (which
>>> are not so trivial) ifupdown works okay (and if not then at least I
>>> would know ways how to workaround problems).
>> You say Network Manager is disastrous, when it manifestly works quite
>> well for quite a number of people. It is hard to take you seriously,
>> when you say things that are so clearly wrong.

SM> Be it clearly wrong or not, I strongly disbelieve that a tool with a
SM> hard-wired logic such a network-manager may seem a reasonable
SM> replacement for such a configurable tool as ifupdown.

I fully agree that.

It is wrong tendency to replace rich, functional, certified mechanizm
by stupid scheme.

Stupid scheme (intended for stupid users) should be based on ifupdown
but shouldn't replace it.


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