[CentOS] wget

Lamar Owen lowen at pari.edu
Sat Nov 19 04:03:25 UTC 2005

On Friday 18 November 2005 22:10, Collins Richey wrote:
> You have every right to blame someone!!! IMHO, the absolute worst
> feature of FOSS is the love developers have for changing a very round
> wheel that rolls quite well to something prettier from a design
> standpoint but less effective and that breaks everything in sight. No
> one from the kernel to glibc to lowly useful tools like wget is exempt
> from this mania.

This is why there was at one time three separate versions of OpenSSL in the 
distribution.  That is indeed one of the downsides to open source, since the 
software is subject to the whims and fancies of its developers.  And the 
right hand knoweth not what the left had doeth.
Lamar Owen
Director of Information Technology
Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute
1 PARI Drive
Rosman, NC  28772

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