Re: Why are we not one people?

+++ Fri, Feb 16, 2001 at 10:08:24AM -0800 +++
Alan M. Evans e-mails me. Film at 11. Reply right now, after the break.
> Matthias Warkus wrote:
> > > This, in my opinion, is a really bad trend. I now imagine a future in
> > > which so little of my system uses the core widget library that I could
> > > actually uninstall GTK and not affect my system.
> > 
> > I don't understand your last phrase. If you think that using custom
> > icons in a GTK+ application means circumventing GTK+ in a way that
> > removes the dependence on it, you're seriously misinformed on what
> > GTK+ does.
> I now formally retract that statement, since nobody seems to understand
> that it was made half in jest. (The point I was trying to make, of
> course, is that with so many applications using their own individual
> themes, it is not unforseeable that someday developers will ask, "Why
> are we using GTK at all?")

So now you've told me how you could have made your point in a clear
way. Why didn't you right away?

You will live to see your grandchildren.

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