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Re: Why burnfree is off by default?

Bill Davidsen wrote:
> Volker Kuhlmann wrote:
> >>So, If Burnproof doesn't kick in the disk is standard and if Burnproof
> >>kicks cdrecord just could say when the cd is burned:
> >>"Burnproof was used in this CD. Warning your CD may not be standard."
> >
> >Correct. In other words, you couldn't possibly lose out on anything by
> >turning burnproof always on. If you don't like it when it did kick in,
> >just throw out the disk and you aren't worse off than you would be if
> >burnproof had been off.
> >
> There is an option for that, remember? Why do so many people think that 
> their choice 
should be the default so they won't have to either save the 
> options file or type the option.

Why complicate the lives of cdrecord users with lots of options that
don't even have a use case?

> >>So, is there any reason out there to have an option that disables or
> >>enables burnfree and just have burnfree always on by default?
> >
> >Jörg's stubbornness?
> >
> Sticking to what you believe is right is usually called character. He is 
> taking the position that a CD should be right or obviously broken. He 
> provided an option for those who have lower standards.

Why have the option, if 
the user can throw the CD to the trash if
Burnfree is used?

> I would not turn on burnfree for a backup CD, but I haven't had a 
> coaster in years anyway, and I burn data on a P-III 350 with a slow PIO 
> disk several times a week (not my choice of hardware, clearly). If I 
> burn from the network I do use burnfree, but I don't burn critical stuff 
> that way.

What problem do you have throwing the CD to the trash if Burnfree is used?
(You don't even have any problems turning Burnfree on since you never
have coasters and your CD would be perfect anyway)

We are talking about the people that 
doesn't know too much about
computers and making their lives easier.

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