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Re: CVS commit: src/bin/hostname

In article <>,
Roy Marples  <> wrote:
>On 29/07/2013 18:15, Alan Barrett wrote:
>> New features that are likely to be controversial should be discussed
>> before being implemented.
>I don't view these changes as controversial hence I just did it. If you 
>look at my prior posting history I always launch discussion, often with 
>a patch, prior do doing something I consider controversial.
>> Even after implementing the changes, you
>> still have not seen fit to esplain what the new options are supposed
>> to be used for, under what circumstances they might be useful, what
>> problem they are intended to solve, or even what their semantics are.
>>> So if someone doesn't like it with a CVS commit bit, feel free to rip 
>>> it out and I'll keep my changes local.
>> Since you are not even willing to explain why you made the changes, I
>> think thay should immediately be reverted.
>It seems that you can neither read, or you are just willfully ignoring 
>my explanation.
>I fail to see why I should justify myself when others frankly just state 
>their opinion with none or limited technical merits.
>How the hell is their opinion worth any more than mine? Not saying mine 
>is worth more, but from where I am now it says my view is worth squat.
>Maybe it's time for me to step away from NetBSD.

There is a simple solution to all of this. Provide a separate command called
nodename or netname or something!


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