Posted May 10, 2012 4:00 UTC (Thu) by ncm (subscriber, #165)
Parent article: Quotes of the week
Is this *the* Laura Creighton? I recall similarly intelligent and impassioned postings on Usenet decades ago. Everything she predicted about shared libraries came to pass, but somehow we have survived. "Somehow" describes a great deal of work, including support for versioned symbols, versioned library package names, and package version dependencies, none of which were obviously workable or obviously sufficient at the time.