General *NIX ramble thread - was Re: Quadra 660AV what's with the "PowerPC" label?

Ian Finder ian.finder at
Mon Jun 20 13:22:08 CDT 2016

Changing thread title and invoking filter.


- Ian

On Mon, Jun 20, 2016 at 10:50 AM, Swift Griggs <swiftgriggs at>

> > And yet, now that significant chunks of the Linux underpinnings are
> > being combined into one purpose-written close-knit chunk, designed by a
> > single team, the same sort of people that praise *BSD for its conceptual
> > unity are harshly damning the thing bringing comparable unity to Linux.
> > Odd, that.
> It's not the same thing, IMO. People aren't slamming Linux+systemd for
> unifying their team (I've not even seen the harshest systemd critics
> mention this even in passing). They aren't upset because of the greater
> "conceptual unity", either. They are upset because it's breaking faith
> with "the unix way" (creating a giant all-consuming mega-daemon with
> equally heinous binary opaque supporting-crap ala journald) and going
> their own way (a hard right toward Bloatville with a couple of stops near
> Lake Clueless if you ask me), and they are, in the opinion of many, being
> jerks with the implementation of their planned schism.
> -Swift

   Ian Finder
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