Re: theme config strategy

Robert Sexton (
Fri, 30 Oct 1998 14:34:27 -0500 (EST)

> To be perfectly honest, I would say that we needn't worry that much about
> 8bpp.  I still have 8bpp on my PC at home, but I'm actively looking to get
> a new card, and most machines now come with cards that have at least 2MB
> of video ram, which is capable of doing 16 bit at most home-user  
> resolutions. My point is this: I don't think the number of 8 bit users is
> going to make it worth it to make a huge effort to support them.
> (Of course, if this message causes a tremendous uproar, then it might be
> time to rethink my position.. )  :-)

This isn't a flame.  
If 8 bit support goes, that will just mean more lost users.  
If we're going to orphan those people, we need a _Very_ good reason to
do so.

Robert Sexton -, Cincinnati OH, USA
Never was anything great achieved without danger - Niccolo Machiavelli
Read the Newton FAQ! <>