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Re: F11: xorg decision to disable Ctrl-Alt-Backspace

On Monday 30 March 2009 21:47:23 Adam Miller wrote:
> Sticking with old decrepit ways of doing things that aren't of good
> design purely because it is tradition or "everyone knows about it" is
> no reason to stick with it. Otherwise we are no better than Microsoft.

... and deliberately changing to something that's "better for the Windows users" 
is better?

Sorry, but suddenly disabling functionality we're used to having in the name 
of "it's simpler, people can't hurt themselves" is also just like Microsoft.

Your point was?

> If this is something that needed to be changed and the X.org upstream
> developers decided that they had a solid reason to do so, then I
> support them. Anyone who has posted a case about it being and issue to
> systems administrators or emacs users have yet to provide the list
> with a situation that doesn't have an alternative or a solution.

... because they must be right?

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