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Month: February 2014

Re: [trinity-devel] R: [trinity-devel] TDE kftpgrabber and kasablanca FTP clients - connect, but no file list ever retrieved

From: "David C. Rankin" <drankinatty@...>
Date: Tue, 18 Feb 2014 16:30:57 -0600
On 02/18/2014 04:19 PM, Darrell Anderson wrote:
> Yesterday I spent a couple of hours trying to resolve bug report 
> 1842. The Help button code is in place but the button does not 
> appear.
> Not to mention that the default size of the list box window clips 
> half the text to be unreadable.
> After several attempts to patch with my awful C++ skills, I walked 
> away in frustration. Then I asked myself: Does anybody use this low 
> quality garbage? Who actually writes such crappy software? Is there 
> a reason why such apps never were pulled into the main KDE trunk? 
> Why are we supporting junk? Why do people use such software and 
> then pretend the app is not half broken?
> This is what I mean by "chicken shit" bugs. These kinds of bugs 
> never should exist in the first place.
> Today I asked myself, Why am I spending time on junk? Stop building 
> the crappy stuff and the problem goes away. Nobody else seems to 
> care that this grabage is broken, why should I?
> The real problem is my standards are too high. I need to learn to 
> accept that three round wheels and one wheel shaped like an octagon 
> is "good enough."
> Darrell


David C. Rankin, J.D.,P.E.