>> This is a far cry from a replacement for GNU ld which links dozens of
>> processors' code in at least a half dozen different file formats.
>1) Isn't the unix way "do one thing and do it well"?
Yes, but remember, GNU's Not Unix. While it's often an improvement, it does have some
idiosyncrasies that drive me crazy (like the insistance on having man pages that basically say
'see the info document', for example).