Re: Opening files from terminal

On Tue, 2003-06-24 at 14:51, Frank Worsley wrote:
> > You are right, in that it's a useful feature. However, we are in
> > feature-freeze time currently and you are talking about an API addition,
> > so this is not something to worry about for a while. (Plus, I personally
> > have slightly less than zero time to work on anything outside of my TODO
> > list for the next month or so. Some hard deadlines are approaching.)
> True. I was going to do this earlier, but I didn't get around to it. I
> guess now it's too late, although it would be great if somebody could
> sneak this in. It's basically a copy&paste job of the existing function,
> just switching from application to viewer.

It would be disappointing if it did go in, because then the floodgates
open. The whole point of having a line gouged into the stainless steel
and labelled "feature freeze" is that it acts as a real deadline. Not an
"except for this that and the other thing" deadline, but a real one.
Otherwise you end up with the GNOME 2.0 development timeline.


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