Re: theme config strategy

Wandered Inn (esoteric@denali.atlnet.com)
Fri, 30 Oct 1998 19:44:42 +0000


Robert Sexton wrote:
> 
> >
> > 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.

How many folks out there are using 8 bit?  How much work is it to
continue to maintain it?

> 
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