On Thu, Jul 23, 2015, at 01:50 PM, Walter Dnes wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 23, 2015 at 03:13:34PM -0400, Alec Ten Harmsel wrote
> > * ruby: Started because Matz could not find a language that was perfect
> > for him. Now it powers loads of websites.
> "New-and-improved" stuff like Ruby gets in via the back door...
> * Some Ruby fanboi, who's in the WebkitGTK upstream, makes Ruby a
> hard-coded dependancy of Webkit.
> * Lennart Poetering sends an email begging the GNOME people to make
> systemd a hard-coded dependancy for GNOME and it happens.
> * Skype now requires Pulseaudio as a hard-coded dependancy
> Three pieces of software that were getting nowhere until they became
> hard-coded dependancies of other, more-commonly-used software.
Going nowhere? Wow. Just... wow.