Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: Possibly skin break again
Re: Possibly skin break again
From: Paul Louden <paulthenerd_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 7 Jul 2011 23:34:03 -0500
On Thu, Jul 7, 2011 at 11:17 PM, Jonathan Gordon <jdgordy_at_gmail.com> 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