I'd say that backward compatibility is important and as a Fedora
workstation and server user I expect crond to work OOTB. Yes, users can
install and enable the service if needed but cron is such an essential
part of every system that I see no reason to exclude it.
On 4/11/19 6:30 AM, Brian (bex) Exelbierd wrote:
> My interest, and the way I read the OP was not about minimal size,
> directly. In this case, it sounds like we have adopted a tool,
> systemd, that replaces another tool, cron. We can debate the
> completeness of the replacement, etc, but it is also valid to question
> why we ship both as default installed.