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Re: Advice on how best to handle non-backwards compatibility


On 2004-01-07 17:30 +0000, Henning Makholm wrote:
> Yes. It doesn't magically disappear because one installs a lprngtool
> that is incapable of presenting it nicely in a GUI.
> Think of lprngtool as a specialized editor. The file it's used to edit
> is not affected by the editor refusing to edit it.

Argh! Yes, I've got it now. I always had the "automatic conversion
that may fail" in my backhead, but Andrew already suggested that he
won't do that.

Sorry; I think I will go to bed earlier than 1:30 today. :-)


Martin Pitt                 Debian GNU/Linux Developer
martin@piware.de                      mpitt@debian.org
http://www.piware.de             http://www.debian.org

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