[TxMt] Throw us a bone?

Allan Odgaard throw-away-2 at macromates.com
Thu Apr 17 02:38:47 UTC 2008

On 16 Apr 2008, at 14:14, Adam Strzelecki wrote:

> [...] I'd appreciate any comment of the author whether it is  
> impossible to implement, or possible but we have to wait next 2  
> years, or anything. I'd appreciate too if the author have a look at  
> the comments there .. especially last one (3 options).

I do read all tickets, all comments to tickets, all comments to blog  
posts, all letters sent to the mailing list, all letters sent to tm- 
feedback and related addresses, etc.

I don’t comment on most of this because already email is taking  
_hours_ each day and really, the comment to every single feature  
request is something like¹: I have taken note of the request, it might  
be added to a future version, I can’t really say for sure before I  
have actually implemented it _and shipped_ the version where it has  
been added.

I put emphasis here on shipped as well because sometimes a feature is  
pulled again for various reasons (could be that it turns out not to  
work so well, might be because it complicates the implementation of  
other features, etc.). This is one of the reasons that I am not  
commenting on specifics wrt 2.0.

¹ The exception to this rule is mostly for feature requests where  
either 1) I want to better understand why the user requests this, 2)  
some dialog is required to really flesh out the details of how the  
implementation of the request would work, or 3) I have something  
planned which I think is so utterly cool and completely supersedes the  
requested feature, that I just can’t keep it to myself :)

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