[vlc-devel] Lua extension and vlc.misc
remi at remlab.net
Tue Feb 28 21:11:31 CET 2012
Le mardi 28 février 2012 21:52:01 Jean-Baptiste Kempf, vous avez écrit :
> On Tue, Feb 28, 2012 at 09:46:18PM +0200, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote :
> > Le mardi 28 février 2012 21:34:58 Jean-Baptiste Kempf, vous avez écrit :
> > > How do you detect API breakage?
> > I think you can test for nulity which is much cleaner and safer. Besides,
> > you're not supposed to break the API. So far, we mostly removed buggy
> > stuff.
> And "useless" stuff that were used.
> > Yeah but clutter is clutter. And sooner or later cargo cult will ensure
> > that someone uses the function so it cannot be removed anymore. Better
> > not add it in the first place.
> But they _were_ added.
And they were removed.
Go complain to the guy that wrote the extension code for blinding adding an
incompatible and largelly irrelevant vlc.misc. Oh, wait, he left the project.
> > > Disagree. How do you store temp files? How do you do SDs like windirs
> > > if you do not have access to home?
> > We don't have a serious plan on exposing Lua modules to the in-VLC Lua
> > interpreter, so this point is totally moot.
> It is not. cachedir is usefull.
I explained three times already why that was useless. You ignored the
explanations three times. I think there is no point in continuing.
> > > The question is not about usage but dangerousity.
> > I totally disagree.
> I disagree with your disagreeing.
With zero rational explanation.
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