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From: Kent Fredric <kentnl@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] newsitem: openrc runscript transition (draft 3)
Date: Wed, 24 Aug 2016 07:32:46
Message-Id: 20160824193205.0ad0f559@katipo2.lan
In Reply to: [gentoo-dev] newsitem: openrc runscript transition (draft 3) by William Hubbs
1 On Mon, 22 Aug 2016 17:57:43 -0500
2 William Hubbs <williamh@g.o> wrote:
4 > I thought about dropping the version number from the
5 > display-if-installed line, but that doesn't make sense because it means
6 > that everyone, including all new installs of OpenRC after this version,
7 > would have to read the newsitem.
8 >
9 > William
10 >
12 That concern is in the wrong priority.
14 "Your system might break" is more important than "ugh, annoying news items"
16 Viewing the news item once per clean install is still less of a "Problem" than
17 "everyone with an old system syncs, doesn't get any warning, upgrades openrc to
18 a version which breaks this, and they brick their boot"