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Re: lynx-dev Re: [PATCH 2.8.4dev.18] GridText.c cleanup

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: lynx-dev Re: [PATCH 2.8.4dev.18] GridText.c cleanup
Date: Sat, 3 Mar 2001 07:55:08 -0500
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On Sat, Mar 03, 2001 at 01:03:39PM +0400, Vlad Harchev wrote:
> On Sat, 3 Mar 2001, Ilya Zakharevich wrote:
> > On Sun, Feb 25, 2001 at 01:46:54AM -0500, Ilya Zakharevich wrote:
> > > This patch does not add any new functionality.  All I did was I went
> > > through more than 1000 lines of extremely badly written obfuscated C code
> > > worthy of a first year CS student...
>  As for my opinion on this and previous cleanup patch: I think we shouldn't
> apply it, unfortunately - because there are unpublished patches that are
> made against old version of GridText.c - e.g. in Klaus's tree and yes, in
> mine too. Applying your cleanup patch will break those patches horribly.

since it's getting time to think about 2.8.4 pre-release, I'd rather see
only patches for bug-fixes (cleanup patches per se introduce bugs as often
as they fix them).

otoh, unpublished patches are just that - things that I shouldn't have to
take into account.

Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>

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