Re: [As-users] AfterStep 2.0 beta4 release

theruck@vault-tec.sk
Thu, 25 Mar 2004 15:31:33 +0100


do i really have to make another mail filter becuase you send the mail and =
cc:=20
to as-users instead of making it oposite way?

On Thursday 25 March 2004 15:28, Vae wrote:
> Actually, I don't think so...
> it wouldn't be a matter of "turning on or off an existing" setup.
> It would require a large patch of code, that would translate these
> filenames.
> It would require other patches, that would disable the internal checking.
> All this, to gain *NOTHING*, and to *BREAK* certain things we have in
> place for copatibility.   I say *NOTHING* because there is no problem
> putting jpeg data in a .jpg file.   I don't know why you'd want to be
> less forgiving of the guy who puts .xpm data in a .jpg file, if you're
> talking about being forgiving.
>
> Furthermore, you can't use a configure tag to rename data files
> referenced by xml.  Or perhaps I should say, don't want to.  It would be
> a large, and very ugly hack.
>
> Sasha's not going to waste his time writing patches to do very little,
> at least not when he's got Forms/ASCP to have nightmares about.
> However, if submitted a quality patch, I think he might consider putting
> it in.  He *always* considers patches.  He almost always uses them, if
> they're quality.  :D
>
> Nathan Mahon
>
> Christer Th=F6rn wrote:
> > Anyway, from what I've gathered, this thread can be resolved with an
> > optional option, right? (I could very well be mistaking.) So what's
> > wrong with an option? CS/CE taught me that one should try to make
> > software 'forgiving', so why not forgive these horrible, infidel
> > people asking for an option and be the bigger man about it? Or is AS
> > about the developers/managers/loud-shouters personal tastes and
> > preferences, suggestions not welcome?
> > --
> > ChTh
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