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From: David B. Held (dheld_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-10-27 10:40:08

Peter Dimov wrote:
> John Torjo wrote:
>>>> John Torjo wrote:
>>>> [...]
>>> IMO review is the wrong time for radically better ideas -
>>> for they are often shooting from the hip, half-baked and in need of
>>> much more refinement.
>> That's what I meant myself. Thanks Paul, I was beginning to think I
>> was alone...
> This shouldn't be a problem for a carefully designed and refined
> library. The submitter's typical response should be "Yes, I considered
> this, and rejected it because of X, Y, and Z."

I have to agree with Peter on this one. If there is a radically better
idea for a library, it seems to me that a mature library would have a
good reason for not taking that direction, or else the library author
needs to go back to the drawing board and consider it.


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