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Re: RFC: SDL and X static extension libraries re-revisited

On Fri, Nov 02, 2001 at 04:19:43PM -0500, Alan Shutko wrote:
> Clearly I didn't quote sufficiently.  I'm not disagreeing that RH
> broke the rules.  You said DVD player authors used libXv.so because RH
> broke the rules.  I'm saying it was the other way around.

Well, they did.  It's the distributor's responsibility to refuse silly
requests from users that damage interoperability.

I certainly don't implement suggestions from my users if I think they're
stupid, or detrimental to a greater good.

G. Branden Robinson                |     One man's "magic" is another man's
Debian GNU/Linux                   |     engineering.  "Supernatural" is a
branden@debian.org                 |     null word.
http://people.debian.org/~branden/ |     -- Robert Heinlein

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