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Re: GNUism in groff tests, was: pic anomalies

From: Nate Bargmann
Subject: Re: GNUism in groff tests, was: pic anomalies
Date: Fri, 3 Jan 2020 09:08:48 -0600
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Echoing these thoughts was this thread on the Ag Talk (agricultural
focused set of forums) forum yesterday regarding an update to the
Weather Underground app:

Perhaps companies, or rather the management of companies, cannot realize
that a lot of good will can be squandered over an ill-advised update
that breaks a working version.  I had this sort of nonsense put upon me
when buying a Norton Utilities update about 25 years ago.  Being given a
Slackware Linux CD in late summer 1996 changed my life and much for the

Some Free Software projects seem to have the rockstar illness where a
rewrite must occur every so often in the language de jur.  Thankfully,
most Free Software just continues on a progression of refinement and

- Nate


"The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all
possible worlds.  The pessimist fears this is true."

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