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Re: Proposal: switch default desktop to xfce

Neil Williams <codehelp@debian.org> writes:
> If someone comes up with good reasons to consider systemd on it's own
> merit, I'm willing to consider it. With the current approach of a
> fait-accompli "systemd is part of the GNOME dependency chain, so tough"
> then I am quite happy to dismiss systemd as an option simply because of
> this insane top-down dependency. systemd simply cannot be a viable
> choice if it has to be forced down people's throats like this.

Please reconsider this. If I wrote a little GUI calculator and made it
depend on e.g. upstart, would that also make upstart unsuitable as a
default init system because of the resulting insane top-down dependency?


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