Re: 9p/plumber to replace D-Bus?
On Wednesday 10 December 2014 18:08:00 Martin Read wrote:
> On 10/12/14 13:26, Marty wrote:
> > On 12/08/2014 09:12 AM, Lisi Reisz wrote:
> >> On Monday 08 December 2014 13:18:18 Marty wrote:
> >>> I would even deign to
> >>> give users a choice in the matter,
> >> [snip]
> >>> Multi-seat PC and other
> >>> anachronisms probably have to go away.
> >> Choice???
> >> Lisi
> > The industry and its plans for FOSS is strongly anti-choice:
> > https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-devel-list/2008-January/msg00861.h
> It appears to me that you have missed a point which seems to be implied
> by Lisi's choice of selective quotes.
It was certainly intended to be!
> On the one hand, you say "I would even deign to give users a choice in
> the matter", and on the other you suggest making functionality that real
> people are using on real computers "go away".
Quite. "Choice" means "everyone must have what I want"; not "everyone must be
able to choose".
Infinite choice is in the end not possible. But let us at least try to be
honest and avoid hypocrisy.
> By all means, embark on your endeavour in creating alternatives to
> D-Bus. Just remember that to be a convincing alternative, it has to
> solve *at least* the same set of problems.