Re: More honest questions
> Let's not forget that the commercial interest that most strongly backs systemd also maintains the systemd-free RH6. Hmmmm.
That's only because systemd wasn't an option at RHEL6 release, and RH avoid breaking binary compatibility for point releases. Otherwise their enterprise customers would throw a fit.
It's in RHEL7 & 8 though, so anyone sticking to that company's products will probably need to get used to it.