[Tutor] About using list in a function

Marc Tompkins marc.tompkins at gmail.com
Wed Aug 19 23:14:55 CEST 2015

On Wed, Aug 19, 2015 at 11:36 AM, Emile van Sebille <emile at fenx.com> wrote:

> On 8/19/2015 11:20 AM, Marc Tompkins wrote:
>> (Every couple of weeks, despite my repeated
>> attempts to stop TBird from auto-updating, I find that they've got a new
>> version and can't connect.  Fortunately Mozilla hasn't changed their DB
>> format, so I can just re-install 33.)  Anyway, I know why _they_ are using
>> an old, less-secure version, but I'm curious why anybody else would be.
> We're stuck on 29 due to some ECMAScript compatibility issues with
> existing internal servers.

Interesting.  There are eight million stories in the naked city; I wonder
how many stories there are behind old software versions?  =D

> We keep users from upgrading by configuring all user workstations to
> update only from an internal server where we have only approved compatible
> sources/packages.
> I only dream of having that sort of control.  Ah well.

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