Quoting kevin lyda (kevin at suberic.net):
> more programs should be like galeon. the technical term for it is
> code reuse.
(That was commendably brief, Kevin. Thanks. Traditionally, that
argument comes in the form of a lengthy sermon.)
In theory, more code re-use is good, per se. So, if you thought I held a
different view, I'm obliged to disappoint. But I _still_ expect to see an
accurate dependencies list, not just "requires GNOME".
Separately from that point, if efforts at code re-use create a situation
of extremely tangled dependencies, then one may start to have problems
in system maintenance and other areas. Whether a particular project has
such problems is a matter of judgement.
And I _still_ expect to see an accurate dependencies list, in any event.
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