Debian/Ubuntu: Why was the service renamed from bind9 to named?

Reindl Harald h.reindl at
Wed Apr 15 08:21:07 UTC 2020

Am 15.04.20 um 10:08 schrieb Ondřej Surý:
> you need to stop being rude to people on the bind-users mailing list,
> personal attacks are not acceptable behaviour here. You should apologize
> to Klaus.

it's not a personal attack to clearly point out that discussions of
distribution level changes don't belong to upstream lists and that one
within a company should at least consult someone internally with more
expierience and after "it is not sane to call a service/package httpd if
the name of the software is Apache" i simply had enough

it's also not a personal attack to point out that you could stop press
"reply-all" on a mailing list so that your off-list copy which is
quicker but has no list-headers don't break my reply-list button and

>> On 15 Apr 2020, at 09:59, Reindl Harald <h.reindl at> wrote:
>> given that your mails are landing in the folder (we are a
>> registrar) and i know that normally has a very good technical
>> expertise i guess you are new there
>> may i ask you talk to your seniors how and where to complain about
>> distribution level changes and besides you are at the wrong list it's
>> nothing easier than make your owen overrides and aliases with
>> systemd-dropins so that you can call "systemctl
>> relaod/restart/start/stop" with whatever name you like no matter how the
>> distribution is calling the service

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