Poul-Henning's "a bike shed (any colour will do)"

Gervase Markham gerv at mozilla.org
Wed Jul 26 18:48:31 UTC 2006

Myk Melez wrote:
> FWIW, as I mentioned in the thread back then, I thought custom fields
> was one of the exceptions to Poul-Henning's general principle.  But
> maybe not.  Reasonable people can disagree about such things. :-)

Well, custom fields is a nuclear power plant, not a bike shed. So in
fact, the scrutiny it's been getting, and the excellent, data-supported
discussion about the relative merits of FAD and FAC seems to me like
things working right, not wrong.


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