[haiku] Re: BePDF documentation

  • From: "Karl vom Dorff" <karl@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 19 Dec 2008 14:05:26 -0500

> Well, not to be hostile or start an argument but in those terms, why don't
> we just go ahead and remove the printing support from Haiku? That will
> prevent anyone from consuming paper [via Haiku at least], and reduce the
> damage done to the environment that way.

With regards to the environment and operating systems, please consider
renaming Haiku's 'Trash' to 'Recycle'! Windows got it right, OS X, BeOS

> Don't get me wrong, I think that printing is occasionally necessary, and I
> do agree that it can be very wasteful and damaging to the environment in
> multiple ways, but I think that if the operating system is going to support
> printing, then people are going to print regardless of what format the
> documentation may be in. Whether it looks right when it's printed or not,
> people are going to do it as long as there is printing support. So why fight
> a document file format because it looks right when printed?
> Just my 2 cents...
> Raymond

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