[OT] Debian mailinglists [was: RE: Debian or Ubuntu?]

Mario Vukelic mario.vukelic at dantian.org
Tue May 20 18:44:46 UTC 2008

On Tue, 2008-05-20 at 15:01 -0300, Derek Broughton wrote:
> Why?  You wouldn't use them, anyway.

Who knows? If they are any good?

> I'm talking about theory and best practices, 

But there are no working implementations of what you envision, so it is
debatable whether it is even possible in principle, in the real world.

> and you're acting like a geek who believes that if an idiot end
> user can do it, it isn't unix.

He's acting like someone who knows that complex tasks like running
important unix servers needs complex and sharp tools for the experts.
May I suggest this essay by Neal Stephenson,

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