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Re: [kvm-devel] [Qemu-devel] Réf. : Re: [PATCH][RFC] Allowing QEMU to

From: Johannes Schindelin
Subject: Re: [kvm-devel] [Qemu-devel] Réf. : Re: [PATCH][RFC] Allowing QEMU to direc tly executeadirectory (and storing command li ne options in it)
Date: Sat, 1 Sep 2007 23:59:28 +0100 (BST)


On Sat, 1 Sep 2007, Avi Kivity wrote:

> Johannes Schindelin wrote:
> >   
> > > I think passing only the directory name is better because it can be like
> > > a "black box" : the user don't have to know how it is inside.
> > >     
> > 
> > I consider this a super downside.
> > 
> > "If you think your users are idiots, only idiots will use it [your
> > software]."
> >   
> I don't consider myself an idiot, yet I get annoyed when software forces me
> to learn its implementation details.

Maybe you missed my point.

If the user executes "qemu -c bla/config", she might get interested in 
looking at that file, and find out that it is easy to modify.  That is 
definitely a benefit worth having.


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