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Re: support for merged /usr in Debian

On Tue, 5 Jan 2016 19:37:03 +0100, Marco d'Itri <md@Linux.IT> wrote:
>On Jan 05, Ian Jackson <ijackson@chiark.greenend.org.uk> wrote:
>> People who have been using a configuration for many years naturally
>> become upset when they are told that it has been `unsupported' for all
>> of this time and that, implicitly, changes are going to be made which
>> will break it.
>I think that your summary is correct, and I am quite sure that it would 
>be a bad engineering practice to make technical decisions based on 
>people's emotions.

Unfortunately, it's emotions that take vendor decisions. Your attitude
is driving big users towards the paid-for Enterprise Linuxes, be it
logical or not, be it good engineering or not.

Do care about people, at least partially. Sound logic and technical
decisions are not always the right thing to do.

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