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From: Alan McKinnon <alan.mckinnon@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] Re: sans-dbus was: gnome intrusion?
Date: Sat, 19 Nov 2016 22:37:12
In Reply to: [gentoo-user] Re: sans-dbus was: gnome intrusion? by Ian Zimmerman
1 On 19/11/2016 23:23, Ian Zimmerman wrote:
2 > On 2016-11-19 23:07, Alan McKinnon wrote:
3 >
4 >> Yes I know init and KDE are very very different beasts from different
5 >> eras with different approaches to getting stuff done and so can appear
6 >> completely different. But within the contact of /this/ thread, they are
7 >> very similar. And you don't understand one of them to anything like the
8 >> same standard you understand the other.
9 >
10 > I agree with this, this is the core of the issue.
11 >
12 > But you see: I don't need the features these new beasts provide. Why
13 > should I have to learn all that huge amount of information, crowding out
14 > things I actually _like_ to know from my declining memory, to keep control
15 > of my computing?
16 >
18 Computing is a never-ending cycle of new stuff to learn. Deal with it.
20 Devs are not going to stop exploring new technologies and methods just
21 because Ian Zimmerman is getting old.