Re: Breaking programs because a not yet implemented solution exists in theory (Was: Bug#658139: evince: missing mime entry)
Josselin Mouette writes ("Re: Breaking programs because a not yet implemented solution exists in theory (Was: Bug#658139: evince: missing mime entry)"):
> This is a blatant lack of knowledge of the current state of the
I'm afraid you are demonstrating your own blatant lack of knowledge.
> This system has *already* been replaced by a different solution. That
> horse was already dead several years ago. Get a grip. Fix the policy if
> you want to spend time on the problem.
What has in fact happened is that some other, mostly disjoint, set of
programs have started implementing a different approach.
> Maybe you want to maintain all these programs instead of their
> respective maintainers, and replace a modern MIME system with decent
> support for aliases, subtypes, defaults by a system that requires you to
> write overly long files in an obscure language - but that works with
I think your attitude is quite reprehensible.
You are basically saying that you refuse to acknowledge that there is
any room for discussion; you refuse to make even the smallest
accomodation to the views of many of your co-developers and users; and
you are being very rude.