heh, only now did I realize the date of the past

On Mon, Apr 2, 2018, 8:07 AM John O'Meara <john.fr.ome...@gmail.com> wrote:

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> On Mon, Apr 2, 2018, 8:06 AM John O'Meara <john.fr.ome...@gmail.com>
> wrote:
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>> While I initially didn't like the 2.4 name changes, perhaps I (and
>> others) just need tinge to get used too it.
>
>
> that should have been "time", not "tinge". The perils of writing email on
> a phone :-(
>
> Perhaps it would be useful to have a period of time where the old names
>> are used for the programs and the new names are symlinks to the old names?
>> Existing scripts would still work while we experiment with the new naming
>> convention.
>>
>> --
>> John O'Meara
>>
>>
>> On Mon, Apr 2, 2018, 6:39 AM Laurent Bercot <ska-skaw...@skarnet.org>
>> wrote:
>>
>>>
>>>   Hello,
>>>   execline-2.5.0.0 is out.
>>>
>>>   It is with a very heavy heart that I must do this release.
>>>   User reports have come in by the hundreds and they are almost
>>> unanimous (sorry, Colin): they don't like the 2.4.0.0 change,
>>> pretending it hurts readability (as if), and writability too,
>>> of execline scripts. (What? People were actually writing execline
>>> scripts? Why haven't I heard of them before yesterday?)
>>>   They want a revert to the old syntax.
>>>
>>>   Users. They never know what they want. They can't be happy. Give them
>>> what they ask for and they immediately start complaining about the
>>> opposite of what they were complaining before. They're a plague on
>>> software authors everywhere. I swear, computer programming would be
>>> so much easier if there were no users at all!
>>>
>>>   But since programming is about being a slave to your users, I hear
>>> them, and I submit. I'm reverting the change introduced in 2.4.0.0.
>>> execline commands will keep the names they had in 2.3.0.4 and previous
>>> versions.
>>>
>>>   I'm such a misunderstood genius.
>>>
>>>   The main difference between 2.3.0.4 and 2.5.0.0, though, is that
>>> the "import" command has been removed. From 2.5.0.0 on, execline and
>>> ImageMagick should not conflict anymore. Make sure your execline
>>> scripts have been converted to using "importas"!
>>>
>>>   https://skarnet.org/software/execline/
>>>   git://git.skarnet.org/execline
>>>
>>>   Enjoy,
>>>   Bug-reports welcome.
>>>
>>> --
>>>   Laurent
>>>
>>>

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