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Subject: Re: Automatic multi-resume feature for podcasts and audiobooks (FS#11748)

Re: Automatic multi-resume feature for podcasts and audiobooks (FS#11748)

From: Paul Louden <>
Date: Wed, 15 Dec 2010 22:31:48 -0600

On 12/15/2010 10:25 PM, Jonathan Gordon wrote:
> A counter proposal doesnt mean anything. If sideral wants to
> incorporate your ideas that is up to him, but while there is 1 mostly
> finished implementation and one "you should do it my way", the
> implementation wins as far as I'm concerned.

You shouldn't pick an implementation just because it's done. If it there
are reasons why it's not good enough to include, you shouldn't include
it just because "someone wrote the patch." "Nothing, until a better
implementation comes along" is always an option, and an important reason
why discussion should happen.

As I said, I think rather clearly, my idea is to discuss "what we want"
which is the first step in deciding whether we want to include a
specific implementation such as his. If it doesn't meet the overall need
it shouldn't be included just because it's done, especially if it has
disadvantages to existing use cases (which admittedly it doesn't as long
as you leave in the abundance of additional options).
Received on 2010-12-16

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