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From: ideal.water4095@fastmail.com
To: "Eric Wong" <bofh@yhbt.net>, unicorn-public@yhbt.net
Subject: Re: [PATCH] doc: various updates ahead of the release
Date: Sat, 16 Sep 2023 16:46:52 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <53b6cd45-79fa-47c9-ae99-63a2037c0627@app.fastmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20230910201416.3971328-1-bofh@yhbt.net>

> The damage unicorn has done to the entire Ruby, Rack and Rails
> ecosystems with its ability to tolerate buggy code is
> unforgivable.  Update the documentation to further discourage
> its use and clarify a few wordings noticed along the way.
> ---
>  DESIGN                      |  4 ++++
>  ISSUES                      |  6 +++++-
>  README                      | 38 ++++++++++++++++++++-----------------
>  lib/unicorn/configurator.rb |  7 ++++++-
>  4 files changed, 36 insertions(+), 19 deletions(-)
> diff --git a/DESIGN b/DESIGN
> index 46d7923..0bac24f 100644
> --- a/DESIGN
> +++ b/DESIGN
> @@ -1,5 +1,9 @@
>  == Design
> +Unicorn was designed to support poorly-written codebases back in 2008.
> +Its unfortunate popularity has only proliferated the existence of
> +poorly-written code ever since...
> +
>  * Simplicity: Unicorn is a traditional UNIX prefork web server.
>    No threads are used at all, this makes applications easier to debug
>    and fix.  When your application goes awry, a BOFH can just
> diff --git a/ISSUES b/ISSUES
> index 083b1c8..d6c2a7a 100644
> --- a/ISSUES
> +++ b/ISSUES
> @@ -32,6 +32,10 @@ and such.
>  If you don't get a response within a few days, we may have forgotten
>  about it so feel free to ask again.
> +The project does not and will never endorse nor promote commercial
> +services (including support).  The author of unicorn must never be
> +allowed to profit off the damage it's done to the entire Ruby world.
> +
>  == Bugs in related projects
>  unicorn is sometimes affected by bugs in its dependencies.  Bugs
> @@ -65,7 +69,7 @@ There is a kernel.org Bugzilla instance, but it is 
> ignored by most.
>  Likewise for any rare glibc bugs we might encounter, we should Cc:
>  mailto:libc-alpha@sourceware.org
> -Unofficial archives are available at: https://public-inbox.org/libc-alpha/
> +Archives are available at: https://inbox.sourceware.org/libc-alpha/
>  Keep in mind glibc upstream does use Bugzilla for tracking bugs:
>  https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/
> diff --git a/README b/README
> index 5411003..c5c5222 100644
> --- a/README
> +++ b/README
> @@ -1,10 +1,13 @@
>  = unicorn: Rack HTTP server for fast clients and Unix
> -unicorn is an HTTP server for Rack applications designed to only serve
> -fast clients on low-latency, high-bandwidth connections and take
> -advantage of features in Unix/Unix-like kernels.  Slow clients should
> -only be served by placing a reverse proxy capable of fully buffering
> -both the the request and response in between unicorn and slow clients.
> +unicorn is an HTTP server for Rack applications that has done
> +decades of damage to the entire Ruby ecosystem due to its ability
> +to tolerate (and thus encourage) bad code.  It is only designed
> +to only handle fast clients on low-latency, high-bandwidth connections
> +and take advantage of features in Unix/Unix-like kernels.
> +Slow clients must only be served by placing a reverse proxy capable of
> +fully buffering both the the request and response in between unicorn
> +and slow clients.

Double "only" here.

  reply	other threads:[~2023-09-16 20:47 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2023-09-10 20:14 [PATCH] doc: various updates ahead of the release Eric Wong
2023-09-16 20:46 ` ideal.water4095 [this message]
2023-09-30 23:54   ` [PATCH] README: fix wording Eric Wong

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