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Re: Ranter or evangelist?



> On Sun, 2009-07-19 at 19:22 -0400, gilpel altern org wrote:
>> Since I wanted to make sure I'd have all components needed to have a
>> nice working MPlayer system, I just installed pretty much everything
>> that was suggested. Had I looked more closely, I would have deselected
>> anything with the name xmms in it because I knew how much trouble xmms
>> has meant to me in the past. But a pure newbie wouldn't know. So, IMO,
>> Pirut shouldn't suggest to install xmms when installing Mplayer.
>
> The system can't really make magic decisions that a user is doing
> something dumb, e.g. wildcarding, in a too simplistic manner.  Users
> need to learn not to do wildcarding without due care.  Usually, they
> learn that through committing mistakes.
>
> *You* asked for it, you got it.  It's not its fault.

Absolutely not. I didn't change Pirut, Pirut, Pirut -- did you read Pirut?
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