Date: Tue, 3 Dec 2013 20:11:57 +0000 From: Raphael Cohn <raphael.cohn@...rmmq.com> To: musl@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: _PATH_LASTLOG Yes, I very much accept that. Email isn't the best way for me of communicating a lot of thought in a few words! Raphael Cohn Chief Architect, stormmq Co-Chair, OASIS MQTT Standard Secretary, OASIS AMQP Standard raphael.cohn@...rmmq.com +44 7590 675 756 UK Office: Hamblethorpe Farm, Crag Lane, Bradley BD20 9DB, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom Telephone: +44 845 3712 567 Registered office: 16 Anchor Street, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 0JY, United Kingdom StormMQ Limited is Registered in England and Wales under Company Number 07175657 StormMQ.com On 3 December 2013 20:03, Laurent Bercot <ska-dietlibc@...rnet.org> wrote: > > Everything I've seen so far, including the GNU toolchain, autoconf, m4, >> make, libtool (uggh) and its ilk has only confirmed my prejudices >> - too much ego and high theory, not enough real-world pragmatism. >> Indeed, most of it seems to be more about copying what was already done >> without really understanding why it was done the way it was, rather than >> innovating... >> > > You have to remember that GNU started as, and remained, a political > project, not a > technical project. The point of GNU was to rewrite patent-encumbered Unix > as free > software: the point was not to innovate or produce quality code. You > should view > GNU as a proof-of-concept project, which it really started as; > unfortunately, a lot > of today's applications are still relying on a proof-of-concept > implementation. > > Grats on making the switch, and welcome to the world of real, > technically-focused > implementations. ;) > > -- > Laurent > > Content of type "text/html" skipped
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