Subject: Re: Another changer, another changer problem
To: NetBSD-current Discussion List <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Curt Sampson <email@example.com>
Date: 10/13/1998 09:57:15
On Mon, 12 Oct 1998, Greg A. Woods wrote:
> Anyone who knows anything about AT&T System V Unix will know that they
> also came up with a similar improvement about 10 years ago or more
> (SAC). The AIX guys did something similar too.
> Now of course AT&T Unix kept the multi-level init scheme too. I think
> I'd rather have both as options too.
This is what destroys software. (`We've never had this feature and
don't need it for any reason, but let's put it in anyway.')
If you can implement runlevels with another feature, why add run
levels as well? Aside from wanting to confuse the user?
Curt Sampson <firstname.lastname@example.org> 604-257-9400 De gustibus, aut bene aut nihil.
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