Subject: Re: defaults file
To: Nathan J. Williams <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 02/06/2003 15:54:34
"Nathan J. Williams" <> writes:
> "Perry E. Metzger" <> writes:
> > I didn't say it was a problem. YOU said it was. I offered to add such
> > a silly warning for your benefit, not mine.
> Don't try to placate me by adding a silly warning. It doesn't address
> the problem and it's patronizing.
> > Why should everyone on earth have to write one?
> Why should everyone on earth have to write a config file?

They don't. Those who wish to can, those who don't are in no way
obliged to.

> No, that solves harder problems. The principal flaw with your
> suggestion is that it does something so simple that it's not worth
> having an extra hook to do it.

Everyone has their tastes. To you, it is not worth doing. To me, it