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Re: Fedora 8 review



On Fri, Dec 21, 2007 at 11:07:20AM -0600, King InuYasha wrote:
> I would have to agree with Chris and Bryan regarding Anaconda and the icon
> style. It seems that Anaconda has had more and more features tacked on it
> since its inception so long ago. Has Anaconda ever been rewritten or has
> anyone even considered rewriting Anaconda? 

Re-writing something that on the whole works very well, just to fix a couple
of minor UI issues & the way it sets up grub is nuts. Re-writing apps just
because they're 'old' is very detrimental because inevitably you loose all
the years of bugfixes that make the wierd edge-cases work. 'New' code merely
looks clean at first because it never deals with the wierd edge-cases - once
you fix all the edge case bugs to get parity you're back where you started.

Dan.
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