Re: theme config strategy

Aris Yannopoulos (
Fri, 30 Oct 1998 13:53:43 -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.. )  :-)

Add me to the uproar list.  This is a multi-platform supported, wide-use
product and the make such a generalization is probably not the wisest way
to go.  No offense intended, this is a viewpoint difference.