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From: Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@...>
Subject: Re: About what would be included in EAPI5
Date: Thu, 21 Jun 2012 13:25:54 +0100
On Thu, 21 Jun 2012 07:04:41 -0500
Homer Parker <hparker@g.o> wrote:
> 	Damnit, let the user shoot themself in the foot but let them
> learn from it. Remember back in the day when you had no clue? You
> learned from it. You can only protect them so much. If they want to
> use custom patches then they need to learn how.

That's not the issue. The issue is advertising a user patches feature
when there's no way for the user to know up-front whether or not their
patches will be applied. This whole discussion started because user
patches are currently randomly ignored sometimes.

-- 
Ciaran McCreesh
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Re: About what would be included in EAPI5
-- Ciaran McCreesh
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-- Michał Górny
Re: About what would be included in EAPI5
-- Ciaran McCreesh
Re: About what would be included in EAPI5
-- Ulrich Mueller
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-- Ciaran McCreesh
Re: About what would be included in EAPI5
-- Ulrich Mueller
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