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Re: Wish for 2002 ...
- From: tb at becket dot net (Thomas Bushnell, BSG)
- To: Felix von Leitner <leitner at convergence dot de>
- Cc: Felix von Leitner <felix-secaudit at fefe dot de>, Security Audit <security-audit at ferret dot lmh dot ox dot ac dot uk>, Andrew Josey <a dot josey at opengroup dot org>, Tiemann <tiemann at redhat dot com>, libc-alpha at sources dot redhat dot com, Robust Open Source <open-source at csl dot sri dot com>
- Date: 11 Jan 2002 10:36:35 -0800
- Subject: Re: Wish for 2002 ...
- References: <20020111192021.B12852@convergence.de>
Felix von Leitner <email@example.com> writes:
> How can someone who doesn't understand the value of standardized APIs
> even begin to argue about our implementation of a standardized API?
But I *do* understand the reason. And my point is that the reason
supports more than just standards from SUS, they also support any sort
of de-facto standard.
> Why don't you start your own toy distribution? There you can piss into
> the village pond as much as you like.
I've been working on glibc for longer than you, don't try and play
*that* stupid card.
> If your BSD software does not work on Linux, that's too bad, but
> frankly, I don't care. Software that is not portable should be
> discarded. Investing the time to make it more portable is a waste of
> time for most projects. If there would have been a choice for openssh,
> people would have spent their time better.
"My BSD software"? What exactly is that referring to?