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On Sat, Oct 15, 2011 at 8:53 PM, Robert Myers <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 15, 2011 at 9:30 PM, inode0 <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> On Sat, Oct 15, 2011 at 8:08 PM, Robert Myers <email@example.com> wrote:
>>> Even Microsoft tests changes on *users*. Of course, Fedora is sort of
>>> a beta distribution for RedHat.
>> Everyone is welcome to help test new features.
>> Users can with very little effort become contributors in this project
>> and helping with testing is one of the places where people with just
>> about any skill set can make valuable contributions.
> So, let's run this process in the imagination. Everyone involved in
> Test_Day:2011-01-27_Network_Device_Naming_With_Biosdevname has been
> fully briefed on the changes and has their minds focused on them.
> They have not just upgraded or something and are trying to get on with
> Let's suppose that one of these lowly testers is insufficiently awed
> by the company he is keeping to say, "You know, this is really stupid.
> Things that I have done from memory and flawlessly for years are
> totally confusing and screwed up because of your need for
The need is in data centers around the world, it isn't just for
someone's need for consistency in the abstract.
> What chance is there that such feedback would have any influence
> whatsoever on a "major change" already decreed from on high? This
> discussion is pointless. If you're going to argue endlessly about why
> changing "eth0" to "p4p1" would be a major inconvenience to almost all
> end users, there is very little point in discussing the matter.
For some users it is totally pointless and they were given a very
simple way to disable it.
Who do you think decreed this from on high? That isn't how this worked, really.
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