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Re: RFC: Log Message Templates via new hook.

From: Folker Schamel <schamel23_at_spinor.com>
Date: 2005-05-20 16:07:20 CEST

D.J. Heap wrote:
> Folker Schamel wrote:
> [snip]
>> On windows, software users are different from software developers:
>> Users don't have the know-how to fix the problems by themself.
>> Hey - I don't request that you fix the problem.
>> I know that it is a hard problem.
>> But please don't deny the problem!
>> And don't make design decisions based on a bent reality.
>> Hey, open your eyes and welcome to reality!
>> (Sorry, couldn't resist ;-)
>> Folker
> No offense intended, but your email's tone isn't helping your cause,
> even from my point of view as a Windows developer that is aware of some
> of the issues you have mentioned.
> If enough Windows users are serious about these issues and want to help
> then perhaps they could convince or fund a Windows developer (not me --
> I do as much as I am able already -- not much, I know) to get directly
> involved more and help address the issues even if they are not Windows
> specific.

Right, improving performance of existing code is (too) expensive.
But when implementing a *new* feature, it is cheap to choose
a design so that new code doesn't worsen the situation.

Believe me:
If you decide for a design making performance even worse for TSVN,
you will get much more "offensive" feedback than mine ;-)


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Received on Fri May 20 16:08:24 2005

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