[TUHS] Fwd: [simh] Announcing the Open SIMH project

Blake McBride blake1024 at gmail.com
Wed Jun 8 06:09:19 AEST 2022

On Tue, Jun 7, 2022 at 12:26 PM Paul Winalski <paul.winalski at gmail.com>

> On 6/7/22, Blake McBride <blake1024 at gmail.com> wrote:
> (regarding shared library incompatibility between Linux versions)
> >
> > That's why God created static linking.
> I assume you're being at least partly facetious.  Maintaining upward
> compatibility for shared libraries has been a solved problem for about
> 50 years.  Many OSes other than Linux do/have solved the problem.
> There's no excuse for it other than laziness or ignorance.
> -Paul W.

And there is the rub - laziness or ignorance.  Unlike closed systems like
Windows and macOS, it is harder to enforce rules with so many random
developers.  Further, Linux has so many developers that it changes far more

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