ajwdsp at cloud9.net
Sun Jul 22 20:07:22 CDT 2007
On Jul 22, 2007, at 8:01 AM, Bill Bradford wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 22, 2007 at 12:02:19PM +0100, Mark wrote:
>> Apple are slowly ditching NetInfo in favor of conventional UNIX
>> configuration schemes like /etc files. Less and less tuff is using it
>> now, I think a good proportion of stuff was ripped out for Tiger, and
>> another big chunk has gone in Leopard.
> I'm pretty sure NetInfo is completely gone in 10.5.
Kind of a shame. Most people hated it just because it was different
not because it worked poorly, was insecure, or was unstable.
It's kind of like how we all use ethernet now when FDDI was clearly
superior. Triumph of the lowest common denominator.
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