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Re: grip being removed [Re: rawhide report: 20050120 changes]



Le samedi 29 janvier 2005 Ã 12:33 -0700, Tyler Larson a Ãcrit :
> Jamie Zawinski wrote:
> > Jeff Spaleta wrote:
> > 
> >>Thanks for volunteering to help the bmp developers work
> >>through the remaining usability issues.
> > 
> > 
> > Yes, by all means, let's improve the Linux user experience by 
> > replacing working tools with half-working tools.
> > 
> 
> Jamie has a point, you know. Albeit cleverly disguised amidst the sarcasm.
> 
> Progress for progress' sake is an absurd motivation. That is, replacing 
> an app with a functionally inferior one just because it uses old 
> libraries isn't sensible. If you replace an app, the new one should be 
> *better* than the old one. The goal isn't to make new programs better, 
> it's to use the best programs.

In this case it's already been explained the library change directly
translates in end-user benefits.

-- 
Nicolas Mailhot

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