[vlc-devel] [PATCH] Patch to add the option to disable?the?Winter Egg.
jb at videolan.org
Mon Jan 3 15:18:02 CET 2011
On Mon, Jan 03, 2011 at 10:18:27AM +0100, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote :
> On Sun, 2 Jan 2011 23:49:07 +0100, Jean-Baptiste Kempf <jb at videolan.org>
> > On Sun, Jan 02, 2011 at 10:49:40PM +0200, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote :
> >> What about no such pointless option?
> > Well, we could do that; but seeing the aggressivity of few, having an
> > item in the doc/FAQ telling how to deactivate the joke would calm down
> > quite a bit forum/facebook/mls/twitter/...
> > It doesn't cost much and it helps those already boring tasks.
> That's wishful thinking. It won't make any difference if the default
> settings is on.
I kind of disagree here. Answering to the very few people complaining (1 on 200
on twitter/fb) "Here is how to deactivate this..." is better than to
say: "You need to recompile VLC".
> And if the default settings were off, then we might as well
> remove the icon altogether.
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