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Debian looks at using systemd.
Jesus Christ, what is up with systemd?
>binary logging means your existing text toolset is worthless
>rolls userspace processes into kernelspace
>completely ignores decades of "do one thing, do it well"
>reeks of Windows-isms, such as moving GUI elements into kernel space, yeah, we remember how well that worked in 95/98/NT4
Don't get me wrong, SysVInit is getting long in the tooth and we need to look to the future. But throwing the kitchen sink AND the baby AND bathwater into a giant blender and hitting the "puree" button doesn't seem like a well-thought design. Completely tossing out any useful text processing tools by requiring a specialty tool to extract entries, and then another tool to parse the structured data (which typically looks like half-baked JSON) also shows just how "too far" this is going.
We need smaller steps. I wasn't 100% wild about Upstart, but now that I've seen systemd and all the bulllshit it brings to the table, I'm starting to rethink that position. We need a few years to migrate our toolchains, we just can't wade into a giant flow of sewage and expect not to get swept away like this. Migrating to Upstart, and letting systemd cook a bit longer (i.e. develop better tools to replace the shitton of userspace they are tossing) would be a better idea for Debian.
Blunder of the Century
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>It's made completely of plastic, and obviously doesn't feel as high-end as metal phones like the HTC One or iPhone 5S
>the speaker is pretty quiet, and sometimes distorts at near-maximum volume.
>the large ring around the camera lens sort of looks like a spare part, attached at the last minute
>it can look a bit washed out and desaturated next to a device like the HTC One or the iPhone 5S.
>[the camera is] a lot more of the same, at least right now. In a word: disappointing.
>the camera underperforms constantly and consistently.
>The camera app can be absurdly slow to focus and even slow to launch in the first place, which makes the Nexus 5 as a camera an exercise in frustration.
>[the new messaging app] is a fantastic idea on paper, but a really clunky execution in KitKat.
>like any Android device they still drop the occasional frame and stutter every once in a while
>There can be minor scrolling issues when you’re trying to tear through a long page
>Google still can’t match Apple’s best-in-class touch-response times
>One day, it lasts less than eight hours of only moderate use.
>It lasted 3 hours, 43 minutes on the Verge Battery Test, which is among the lowest scores we've seen
Absolute blunder of the century. The battery alone means it's a no-buy for anyone who isn't a moron.