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Subject: Re: Possibly skin break again

Re: Possibly skin break again

From: Jonathan Gordon <>
Date: Fri, 8 Jul 2011 14:38:35 +1000

On 8 July 2011 14:34, Paul Louden <> wrote:
> 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?

OK, some time after the next release it will stop working...
Received on 2011-07-08

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