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Re: I'm a long time user with a long time complaint

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 03 Sep 2010 16:09:21 +0200

On 03.09.2010 15:31, Loritsch, Berin wrote:
> You should read what you write and consider how it will be received on
> the other end. Methinks you have a fetish with having to always be
> right. Consider what's behind the frustrations that others share, you
> might come up with some good ideas at how to better address those
> frustrations than always quipping "you contradict yourself" and drawing
> lines in the sand. Take a lesson from Kurt's response. It was helpful,
> pointed out my mistake, all without being rude.
>
> If Unix environments can use shared libraries, that proves that the
> problem can be solved. It's just more difficult in a Windows
> environment.

Oh boy, another Linux fanboy...
Shared libraries on Linux/Unix are basically the same as dlls on
Windows. But on Linux/Unix, there aren't custom installers that
overwrite existing libraries since the distro maintainers take care of
that. On Windows, any developer can write an installer, and a lot of
them don't care and just overwrite any dll that's there.

If MS would control all installers like on Linux/Unix the distro
maintainers do, there would be no dll hell.

And yes, you do contradict yourself. That's not an insult, that's a
simple fact and a statement from me. I'm not drawing lines in the sand,
I just told you what you don't want to hear and accept.

And btw: take your own advice "You should read what you write and
consider how it will be received on the other end" - read your first
post again and then ask yourself that very same question.

Stefan

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