A little shadow patch ...
Nikolas.Arend at gmx.net
Fri Nov 12 01:55:13 CET 2004
Brian J. Tarricone wrote:
>On 11/12/04 00:43, Nikolas Arend wrote:
>>Olivier Fourdan wrote:
>>>Every people who sends patch knows that, sometimes patches get accepted
>>>sometimes not... I am not taking it mainstream, but someone else may
>>>like it and use it.
>>Agreed. But I find it hard to maintain a specific feature just for yourself.
>hey, it's olivier's window manager, and, just as importantly, his project.
>i may not agree 100% with the idea of keeping options out of the GUI,
>and i can argue all i want, but the bottom line is that, if olivier wants
>it in the WM (or doesn't want it), then it'll go in (or it won't).
I agree and would not dare to do otherwise. I guess I pointed that out
more than once.
But when that would prevent discussions about whatever topic, I'm off.
>it occurs to me that you may have actually been talking about the patch
>writer maintaining the feature for himself. actually, that's not all
>that hard, as long as you stick with the CVS version of the software.
>i wrote a patch to add a per-conversation auto-response disabler button
>for gaim a couple years ago, and it was rejected. i liked it, so i kept
>it in my CVS tree and updated and compiled off that. sure, every now
>and then there were conflicts, but never more than 10 minutes of work
>each time. of course, eventually i dropped it after about a yearish,
>but mainly because they implemented a more sane way of deciding when
>to automatically disable the auto-response. anyway, i digress (as
Yeah well, actually your right, but... my devel/ directory is full of
stuff I'd like to finish ;-)
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