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Re: Re-Proposal - preserve freedom of choice of init systems

On Thu, Oct 16, 2014 at 08:26:21PM +0200, Ansgar Burchardt wrote:
> Ian Jackson <ijackson@chiark.greenend.org.uk> writes:
> > I think that if necessary we might have to delay the release.  That
> > would be a matter for the release team.  I would be very unhappy if we
> > ditched the ability of people to choose a different init system simply
> > to maintain our release schedule.

> Hurray, what a great idea to delay everything *now*.

> And all because some people believe in conspiracy theories about Red
> Hat...

This response is uncalled for.  The /existence/ of conspiracy nuts is no
reason to insult the members of the Debian community who are unhappy with
the increasingly monolithic approach to system design that is being
advocated in some quarters.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
Ubuntu Developer                                    http://www.debian.org/
slangasek@ubuntu.com                                     vorlon@debian.org

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