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Re: choice in core infrastructure decisions (Re: Bug#684396: ITP: openrc -- alternative boot mechanism)

Le samedi 11 août 2012 à 00:53 +0300, Eugene V. Lyubimkin a écrit : 
> Declaring "one area -- one chosen tool" is declaring the monopoly in the
> area. As with other monopolies, this often leads to "vendor" lock-in,
> stagnation, stopping developing the standards. Have seen examples of all
> that occasionally.

That’s a very theoretical reasoning. Practically, when you have several
init implementations, what you can do is limited by the least capable of
them — even worse, instead of bringing more features, you can only use
the intersection of their functionality.

 .''`.      Josselin Mouette
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