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Re: issue #1648: depth indicator in internal API

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_lyra.org>
Date: 2003-12-19 21:52:51 CET

On Fri, Dec 19, 2003 at 01:32:53PM -0600, kfogel@collab.net wrote:
> This strategy can be applied to other API changes too, but I think
> it's particularly appropriate here, given that the UI feature for
> which we're proposing the new API doesn't even exist yet.

Yup. I think it is driven from a technology basis ("ooh. that seems
better.") than a desired user feature basis.

A phrase that I learned a *long* time ago applies here:

    Just because we *can*, doesn't mean we *should*

IOW, yah... neat tech. Is it really needed? [and how?]


Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/
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