Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 15th Jan 2010 23:06 UTC
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu "The Ubuntu development community announced today the availability of Ubuntu 10.04 alpha 2, a new prerelease of the next major version of the Ubuntu Linux distribution. This alpha is the first Ubuntu release to completely omit HAL, a Linux hardware abstraction layer that is being deprecated in favor of DeviceKit."
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RE[2]: Deprecation
by strcpy on Sat 16th Jan 2010 18:55 UTC in reply to "RE: Deprecation"
strcpy
Member since:
2009-05-20


That's called learning from your mistakes, and trying to do things 'better'.


Alternatively, it can be also called NIH, lack of planning, and cowboy coding.

What was it? XXX: Doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.

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RE[3]: Deprecation
by Ed W. Cogburn on Sat 16th Jan 2010 21:08 in reply to "RE[2]: Deprecation"
Ed W. Cogburn Member since:
2009-07-24

Alternatively, it can be also called ...


It can be called a lot of things. Opinions are plentiful, because everybody has one...

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RE[3]: Deprecation
by Bill Shooter of Bul on Sun 17th Jan 2010 00:16 in reply to "RE[2]: Deprecation"
Bill Shooter of Bul Member since:
2006-07-14

No, it can't. Something can be NIH, but if it is, then its not the same thing as learning from your mistakes. You can't learn from mistakes you don't understand.

NIH is all about not learning the existing solution and implementing your own because you understand your own code more than anyone else's.


Learning from mistakes is all about understanding the benefits and limitations of existing software.

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