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Subject: Re: Possibly skin break again

Re: Possibly skin break again

From: Paul Louden <>
Date: Thu, 7 Jul 2011 23:34:03 -0500

On Thu, Jul 7, 2011 at 11:17 PM, Jonathan Gordon <> wrote:
> Not necessarily. Adding this tag means the old behaviour is deprecated
> and could stop working any time. We (well I) wont support any skins
> which rely on that deprecated behaviour.
> Simply breaking the behaviour will cause alot of pain for alot of
> people for no real reason other than I hate the current behaviour.

Is "could stop working any time" really better than just doing it at a
known date? Couldn't we say "it will stop working in 2 months" or
something similar, rather than leaving authors just not knowing how
important it is to update their themes, or whether it'll even stop
working at all?
Received on 2011-07-08

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