On 14 Feb 2003, Martin Coxall wrote:
> On Fri, 2003-02-14 at 14:21, Vince Vielhaber wrote:
> > On 14 Feb 2003, Martin Coxall wrote:
> > >
> > > > > If you are interested in reading a contrary position, you can read
> > > > > Berstein's arguments for his recommended way to install services at:
> > > > > http://cr.yp.to/unix.html
> > >
> > > But since DJB is a class-A monomaniac, he may not be the best person to
> > > listen to. /var/qmail/control for qmail configuration files? Yeah, good
> > > one, DJB.
> > I'm guessing that rather than reading it the above mentioned link you
> > chose to waste our time with this instead. Good one, MC.
> Yeah, I've read it several times, and have often linked to it as an
> example of why one should be wary of DJB's software. It seems to me that
> since DJB doesn't follow his own advice regarding the filesystem
> hierarchy (see both qmail and djbdns), it'd be odd for him to expect
> anyone else to. *Especially* seing as he's a bit mental. ("I'm not going
> to take this any more. I demand cross-platform compatibility!")
I seriously doubt your ability to judge anyone's mental stability.
I can also see that you prefer cross-platform INcompatibility. Your
position and mindset are now crystal clear.
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