epiphani writes: "After the recent kerfuffle around a replacement for syslog, Rainer Gerhards (the lead developer of rsyslogd, used in most Linux distributions) has responded to the paper in an attempt to clarify many of the misunderstandings. In his post, he points out the inherent misconceptions around the difference between syslog the protocol, syslog the API, and syslog the application, and makes the point that the systemd proposal ignores most of the last 10 years of enhancements to both protocol and application."
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