Dependencies on external dead projects

Brian J. Tarricone bjt23 at
Fri Feb 15 05:16:08 CET 2008

Alexander E. Patrakov wrote:
> Printing text works only for Americans or for users of ancient
> distros that didn't switch to UTF-8 yet.
> Brian J. Tarricone wrote:
>> I'm sure there are solutions out there, but someone has to commit
>> to write the code.  Our resources are pretty limited, especially
>> lately.
> That's why I suggested removal.

My original point still remains: if it works for some people, and
there's no replacement, leave it alone until there is.  For the cases
where it doesn't work, there's no harm (sure, it's lame, but no one's
gonna lose data over it).

>> Are you going to do it?
> Maybe after the semiconductor conference.

Cool, that would be great!


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