Re: [dev] Re: Linux distros that don't suck too too much

From: FRIGN <>
Date: Thu, 12 May 2016 19:45:34 +0200

On Thu, 12 May 2016 17:59:40 +0200
hiro <> wrote:

> you guys are arrogant but still sheep. you can create as much elitist
> software as you want, you have no chance to be interoperable with
> every real-world system that we need access to.
> as much as i hate the cheesy term (i find it ridiculous to hint
> towards something so obvious, but you "noobs" manage to prove me
> wrong), you also don't even get "suckless". it doesn't mean running
> pure code exclusively like RMS does.
> we demand a certain amount of pragmatism, cause the way towards
> perfection can by definition not be the goal. elegant workarounds,
> practical alternatives, sane preselection of ressources, interfaces,
> apis are needed. and the things we interface are not only dwm window
> managers or shitty terminal emulators made to run ncurses
> applications.

suckless strives for perfection in an environment where most people
are illiterate.
We are like a book club in india, but just because we literate while
the majority is illiterate it doesn't mean that we are doing something
wrong. We may not be a big force, but at least we're heading in
the right direction.

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