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On 23 Dec 2006, at 14:53, Jim Fulton wrote:
> I don't think it ever caused anyone any headache apart from maybe
around different ways in which forking/daemonizing is handled on
some platforms (OS X comes to mind).
Any software we own is an inherent liability. Of course, hopefully,
most things we own provide enough benefits to overcome this inherent
I agree that there may not be alternatives compelling enough to
justify a change.
To be honest, I'm coming across many situations where maintenance and
upgrade issues make me wish the original developers had reinvented a
couple wheels instead of relying on third party packages. Even if
they work fine right now you'll have the risk of incompatibilities or
lack of reaction when it comes to fixing bugs that make your life
harder down the line.
zdaemon is a little different of course, it's a "standalone"
functionality in a way. It's not some Zope product that other
packages rely on.
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