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Re: Remove cdrtools

On 16-Aug-06, 19:23 (CDT), Matthew Garrett <mgarrett@chiark.greenend.org.uk> wrote: 
> Yeah, wanting to use functionality when it's available is always a 
> dreadful idea. Far better to reimplement it locally in order to ensure 
> that we have more copies of it to fix should there ever be any sort of 
> security flaw. 

You can't have it both ways. Either your program *requires* the
new/unusual functionality exist on the system, in which case it will
never port to the systems that don't have it, or you'll have to
provde a custom implementation, in which case you have the multiple
implementations problem anyway.


Steve Greenland
    The irony is that Bill Gates claims to be making a stable operating
    system and Linus Torvalds claims to be trying to take over the
    world.       -- seen on the net

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