Re: Please drop/replace the use of the term "diversity"
>>>>> "Enrico" == Enrico Zini <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Enrico> On Wed, Nov 27, 2019 at 11:27:13AM +0000, Chris Lamb wrote:
>> May I gently request we replace the use of the word "diversity"
>> throughout the "init systems and systemd" General Resolution
>> prior to it being subject to a plebiscite?
Enrico> Thanks for raising this issue, and yes, please!
Enrico> Something like s/init diversity/support for multiple init
Enrico> systems/ seems to me to address the issue you raise,
Enrico> introduce more clarity, and it sounds to me also somewhat
Enrico> more precise. For example:
I hear what you are saying. But the people who favor choice in init
systems really do seem to identify with the term "init diversity." I
think it is important to let people choose their own labels, and choose
how they would be known. In my mind letting people self identify is
more important than the quasi-political aspects of the term diversity.
I supported Holger's push to remove diversity from the title of proposal
C because the systemd community does not seem to value or identify with
the diversity label.
But diversity is in the name of the mailing list where support for
non-systemd init systems is discussed.
It's been a term that community has been using for years.
Now is not the time to change that unless that community supports the