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Re: Announcement: dmd -0.7

From: Manuel Menal
Subject: Re: Announcement: dmd -0.7
Date: Wed, 02 Apr 2003 23:49:10 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.090017 (Oort Gnus v0.17) Emacs/21.2 (gnu/linux)

Wolfgang Jaehrling wrote:

Thank you a lot Wolfgang for this absolutely wonderful innovation - not
only is it the nicest init-like system I've ever seen, but it is also
one of the cleanest, most clever Scheme/Guile code I've ever read.

> (define future-directions
>   "Various things will be added in the future, including runlevels, an
> update-rc.d implementation for Debian, support for existing SysV Init
> infrastructure, internationalization, evaluating configuration code in
> a sandbox, a graphical interface frontend and many others.")

Hmm, have you had a look at Darwin SystemStarter ? It has a pretty good
design. Someone reported that it would be nice to have an
OrderPreference-like feature, as described in

> ;; Cheers,
> ;; GNU/Wolfgang

Uh, sorry I don't respect the Scheme-coding of the mail, but it's a bit
late with maths exams going on. :-)

Cheers too, 

Manuel Menal

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