Re: 2.4 Module List and Rationale (aka GEP10 and 11)

On Thu, 2003-03-13 at 18:15, Luis Villa wrote:
> On Thu, 2003-03-13 at 20:13, Glynn Foster wrote:
> > 
> > This is absolutely cool stuff - I'd like to tentatively add 'zenity' and
> > 'battfink' to the list.
> > 
> So, each of these raises an interesting question that I don't really
> have an answer to: what do we do when a proposed new module (actually a
> replacement) is quite possibly a regression from the module being
> replaced? Under what conditions do we allow that? 

I think the terminal widget and html widget discussions elsewhere have
suggested at least part of the answer - if the old one is unmaintained
and the new one has a maintainer, that weighs heavily in favor of the
new one even if it's current state of being is a regression.

John Fleck
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