[Initscripts-ng-devel] Defining the workgroup objectives

Jacob Sparre Andersen sparre at nbi.dk
Tue Jul 26 16:12:03 UTC 2005

Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:

> Should we have any other objectives? Should we drop any of
> the objectives listed above, or modify them?  Note that
> defining the design goals for each objective are a
> separate issue.

Is it a design goal that the system should be parallelised?

Det design goals seem quite sensible.

> Are the four initscript system types clear (read the paper
> in the Docs section of the project)?  Do we need a
> document explaining them further?

I find it hard to imagine how need(8) easily can be
parallelised (at least without adding one more control
command - but then, that seems to be the suggestion in
table 7).

"I remember being impressed with Ada because you could write
 an infinite loop without a faked up condition. The idea
 being that in Ada the typical infinite loop would normally
 be terminated by detonation."                 -- Larry Wall

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