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Author: Arnt Karlsen
To: dng
Subject: Re: [DNG] Way forward
On Fri, 12 Apr 2019 18:33:18 +0300, Lars wrote in message

> On 4/12/19 6:24 PM, Hendrik Boom wrote:
> [snip]
> > The problem with the phrase "freedom of init choice" is that it
> > appears to say that one could choose systemd.
> >
> > We need to be clear that we are promoting freedom by providing
> > alternatives to systemd, and that users that choose systemd can
> > use Debian with our blessing.
> +1

..we could add to that blessing, that "Debian is our back-up plan in
case we are wrong on the merits or perils of systemd, and we can be
Debian's back-up plan when they learn enough on the merits and perils
of systemd to make a properly informed decision on what to do. ;o)"

> The misrepresentation of systemd as an init system adds to that
> confusion.

...and explaining that scornful fact in a scornless way, adds
to the challenge.
Maybe compare "the way Linux came out of Unix and Minix,
to the way systemd came out of GNU/Linux as an OS"?

..med vennlig hilsen = with Kind Regards from Arnt Karlsen
...with a number of polar bear hunters in his ancestry...
Scenarios always come in sets of three:
best case, worst case, and just in case.