You can never go down the drain...
kragen at dnaco.net
Mon Oct 2 03:43:19 CEST 2000
In article <slrn8t81tk.iqh.ssthapa at localhost.localdomain>,
Suchandra Thapa <s-thapa at uchicago.edu> wrote:
>Alex <cut_me_out at hotmail.com> wrote:
>>I wasn't snickering. I just think that asking for a workaround to a bug
>>for which a patch exists is silly.
> But the thing is you aren't always able to patch the software. E.g. the
>software is on a client's machine, you can't change to a newer version w/o
>testing for breakage, etc.
. . . or the newer version is, in fact, broken. Or you have a size
limit on your software that prevents you from including a new version
a bug in Mozilla we can fix, we have to work around it --- we can't
distribute a new version of Mozilla to everybody who uses our
<kragen at pobox.com> Kragen Sitaker <http://www.pobox.com/~kragen/>
Perilous to all of us are the devices of an art deeper than we ourselves
-- Gandalf the Grey [J.R.R. Tolkien, "Lord of the Rings"]
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