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On Tue, 2003-04-29 at 16:24, Mike Lundy wrote:
<PRE><FONT COLOR="#737373" SIZE="3"><I>Now that I've successfully managed to come off as elitist, let me
attempt to defend myself :) Use flags seem to me a most obvious thing.
USE="X" means use X. If a package with optional X support does not use
X when I've told it to via the X use flag, I'd consider that a bug.
There's no reason to add additional use flags for something that seems
to stem from a misunderstanding of the distro one is using. You can
only hold someone's hand for so long - it's better to educate the
misguided user than make the use flag system inconsistent.</I></FONT></PRE>
I agree. As I keep telling our sales staff, just because there is a technical solution, doesn't mean it is the only, or even the best, solution.<BR>
Education should ALWAYS be chosen over a technical modification / solution<BR>
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