mailbox.mbox.add() sets access time as well as modification time

Lawrence D'Oliveiro ldo at geek-central.gen.new_zealand
Tue Apr 28 07:58:19 CEST 2009


In message <pan.2009.04.28.04.29.35 at REMOVE.THIS.cybersource.com.au>, Steven 
D'Aprano wrote:

> On Tue, 28 Apr 2009 11:19:51 +1200, Lawrence D'Oliveiro wrote:
> 
>> Either there are enough people using it to care about it, in which case
>> somebody in the community will fix it, it or there are not, in which
>> case it's not worth bothering with.
> 
> That's EXACTLY the same as the proprietary software world.

No it's not. A proprietary product can have lots of users who care about it, 
yet the vendor can't be bothered keeping it up to date any more. For 
instance, it was estimated that there were 40 million people still using 
Windows 98 when Microsoft announced an end to support.

You don't get that with open-source products.




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