Lets Drop Old Monitors

David Lang david at lang.hm
Wed Jul 18 20:34:56 UTC 2018

On Wed, 18 Jul 2018, Bill Vance wrote:

>> you can't solve the problem at the global level, you have to force the 
>> application writers to 'do the right thing'
> If the means are put out there globally, they'll have to
> change their ways if they want their work to continue being
> useful, and up to date.  Otherwise it's headed for Ashcanistan.


There are already many ways available for people to do this.

>> Windows does this because they only allow you one way to do things, and if 
>> you 
>> do it differently, it will break on the next windows update (and it may 
>> anyway)
>> On Linux, there are many ways to do things, and you can't force the 
>> application 
>> writers to do the right thing.
> There are only so many ways to print text.

at least 3 digits of ways, if not 4 digits. Yes it is finite, but it's FAR from 
there being single digit ways of printing text.

David Lang

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