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Re: systemd

On 8/7/12, Andrei POPESCU <andreimpopescu@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Vi, 03 aug 12, 16:28:30, Joel Rees wrote:
>> systemd is far too disruptive to have been stuffed into the main
>> branch of Fedora the way it was. Good engineering would have been to
>> have set up two concurrent forks of Fedora, to keep reference points
>> available when working on the integration, and to provide a safety net
>> when systemd's basic design errors surface.
> You are of course aware that the purpose of Fedora is to experiment with
> new technologies. From
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fedora_(operating_system)
> ,----
> | One of Fedora's main objectives is not only to contain software
> | distributed under a free and open source license, but also to be on the
> | leading edge of such technologies.
> `----

Guess I was lulled into a false sense of security by the first ten
years of Fedora.

Of course, there is also this, on Fedora's own site, as opposed to wikipedia:


which talks about a lot more than just being on the leading edge.

But you don't really want to suggest we debate the purpose of Fedora
on the Debian user list?

> Kind regards,
> Andrei
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Joel Rees

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