Amazed and appalled

Jeff Mitchell mitchell at
Fri Jun 26 07:33:40 PDT 2009

Mike Hearn wrote:
> 5 years on, I just wanted to say that I am in awe at how much time has
> been wasted discussing the *name* of the *interface* of the
> *notifications system*.

You're missing the point.  The much larger issue is the viability of
fd.o itself (not the idea, but the actual current
implementation/maintainers/administrators).  In context, the name of the
interface is essentially a metaphor.

> I don't work on Linux anymore and care little for its future, but I
> have to say, don't you guys have MORE IMPORTANT problems to be solving
> than POPTARTS?!?

Go back to your Mac.


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