Thomas Adam <tho...@fvwm.org> writes:
> On Mon, Sep 19, 2016 at 03:16:46PM -0400, gi1242+f...@gmail.com wrote:
>> On Mon, Sep 19, 2016 at 11:05:23AM -0700, elliot s wrote:
>> > If a conversion script can convert the current rc file to a code
>> > friendly format, can a front end parser do that instead, so that we
>> > keep the current user friendly format?
>> Usually conversion scripts aren't perfect, so I don't know how workable
>> this is.
>> But let me also add my two cents and desperately plead for backward
>> compatibility. Or at least a conversion script that is pretty pretty
> Yes, yes, conversion script(s). There'll be something to ensure people can
> start from a known point and potentially not have to learn anything new as
> well if they don't want to. Ignorance through continuity has benefits...
> Can we move on to some other point of discussion now?
I tried to bring up the subject of readability.
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