Do we need this junk?
infofarmer at FreeBSD.org
Sat Apr 7 11:27:04 UTC 2007
On 4/7/07, Robert Watson <rwatson at freebsd.org> wrote:
> On Fri, 6 Apr 2007, Dag-Erling Smørgrav wrote:
> > "Nikolas Britton" <nikolas.britton at gmail.com> writes:
> >> Julian Elischer <julian at elischer.org> writes:
> >>> We have a LOT of old systems running around the world.
> >> But the old systems don't need the latest and greatest copy of
> >> FreeBSD! This is why we provide errata / security fixes. The systems
> >> are a static non moving target ???
> > Excuse me? Who's "we"?
> > Julian, Warner, Scott, Bernd, Giorgios, Wilko, myself and many others who
> > have contradicted you in this discussion are veteran FreeBSD developers with
> > something like a hundred years of industry experience between us.
> > You, on the other hand are just a pathetic little fuck who has repeatedly
> > demonstrated his complete lack of understanding of anything remotely
> > approaching real computers, real software and real life.
> > You do not get to tell us how to run our project.
> > You do not get to say "we".
> This is getting out of hand. It's clear that people can and will be running
> FreeBSD on older hardware for a long time to come, and that we can accept or
> disregard this advice -- or even find a middle ground, like determining
> whether shipping additional kernel configurations would help -- without
> turning this into a flame war.
Without seeing des fly off the handle, reading this
thread would be a total waste of time :-)
Love y'all :)
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