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Yes. But Poettering seriously studied and considered Upstart. The design of Upstart didn't allow what he wanted to achieve: http://0pointer.de/blog/projects/systemd.html
I believe he said in one of the systemd presentations that he did approach Upstart developers with his ideas, but they did not reach an agreement.
GNOME and/or systemd
Posted Nov 2, 2012 17:54 UTC (Fri) by dlang (✭ supporter ✭, #313)
I was pointing out that by that by that logic, the systemd people should never have started systemd, they should have joined one of the other existing projects and modified that instead.
In other words, stop criticizing people for working on the project that they think is right, or you will find that the same criticism works against you as well.
I don't think that there's any niche left where there isn't _some_ existing project that could be enhanced to fit whatever you want to have done. There can be very good reasons for wanting to do something new instead of joining and modifying the existing project (which can include the fact that the devs of the existing project may not want the changes you want)
Posted Nov 5, 2012 2:28 UTC (Mon) by HelloWorld (guest, #56129)
Too much unity leads to stagnation and monopolies, too much diversity leads to chaos, bikeshedding and infighting. Neither is good for the linux community as a whole, and we should work on finding a middle ground. Today, we're way too far on the bikeshedding side of that fine line, and I happen to think that upstart is one part of that problem.
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