syzygy6 at gmail.com
Wed Mar 13 18:28:45 CET 2013
Despite the wise words of our more experienced programmers insisting this
is impractical and unnecessary, I'll at least say that I think Prashant's
suggestion seems pretty reasonable to me. My only addition would be that I
sure as heck don't want some well-meaning programmer to put big red text on
the splash screen saying *YOUR VERSION OF BLENDER IS OUT OF DATE! CLICK
HERE TO UPGRADE!*
On Wed, Mar 13, 2013 at 12:16 PM, Stephen Swaney <sswaney at centurytel.net>wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 12, 2013 at 01:29:55AM +1100, Campbell Barton wrote:
> > All problems can be solved, or avoided even, but I think we better
> > just not attempt to solve this and let users download themselves, or
> > use the OS's package manager.
> > Maybe Im wrong, but I see these kinds of features as a distraction
> > from making better 3D software, though if some developer was around to
> > implement and support this - I'd be more accepting of such a feature.
> You could be wrong, but you are not. Having done just this sort of
> thing in the commercial world, it is essentially a project unto itself
> in terms of problems to be solved (multi-platform hell!) and necessary
> bodies to work on it.
> Let Blender be Blender.
> Stephen Swaney sswaney at centurytel.net
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