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Re: Unionmount. Basic details

From: olafBuddenhagen
Subject: Re: Unionmount. Basic details
Date: Fri, 15 May 2009 20:58:21 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)


On Tue, Apr 28, 2009 at 09:47:58PM +0300, Sergiu Ivanov wrote:
> <olafBuddenhagen@gmx.net> writes:

> > Even if you had found examples of translators that really don't seem
> > to make any sense being union-mounted (which seems quite probable
> > actually), I still think it should not be up to the translators to
> > decide this. If the user thinks it is a good idea, let him try it.
> > You know, "enough rope" philosophy of UNIX...
> I see... Although I'm familiar with your position as to the power of
> the user over his software, I cannot really understand what ``enough
> rope'' philosophy means... I've googled, but it gave me a TV show
> only... Could you please explain? :-)

I don't remember how the saying goes exactly; but it's something about
giving the user enough rope to hang himself...


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