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Re: Really? Again?

On Mon, Jun 25, 2012 at 12:14:46AM +0200, Josselin Mouette wrote:
> Oooh, NM bashing.  I like completely irrelevant NM bashing that suddenly
> pops in an unrelated discussion. It’s been some time.
> Reading NM bashing really makes me want to jump on my packages and
> cripple their functionality so that they work with inferior networking
> scripts.

Stress on "so that they work".

Unless NM ever gets parity with ifupdown, or at least can be reasonably
disabled, a hard-dependency makes a window manager outright useless, for
technical rather than UI preference reasons.

Debian has "recommends" specifically for such cases.

I was born an ugly, dumb and work-loving child, then an evil midwife
replaced me in the crib.

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