>>>> "We're seeing the steady destruction of a working, practical system design to satisfy the ego of a Jonny-come-lately. If he wants to design a system to his own notions let him go ahead and do that from scratch and get out of everybody else's hair"<<<<
I agree entirely. The problem is when his things start to leak into 'sane' distrubutions, or even into the BSD's, simply because people start writing their stuff to work the insane way, and no way else... (witness alsa compatibility in bsd etc)
It's like brexit - I wouldn't care what they did if it wasn't for the fact that their foolishness will affect me too.