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From: Matthias Troyer (troyer_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-11-15 12:36:36

On Nov 14, 2005, at 11:50 PM, Robert Ramey wrote:

> Matthias Troyer wrote:
> I'm sorry if that's how it came off. It certainly wasn't directed
> at you.
> I crafted the email in response to Dave's request to take another
> look at it. I resented being pressured into that was my response.
> I had originally looked at the submission enough to conclude to
> my satisfaction that implementing your idea didn't require
> any modification of the core library. At that point, I didn't have
> a whole heck of a lot to say about it. I reallise that you had
> the opposite view on this point and that (and I guess you
> still do) after a little bit of back and forth, I concluded we
> would just have to agree to disagree. I could live with this.
> Unfortunately, that wasn't good enough for some people.
> So I was forced in to invest a lot of effort to demonstrate
> what to me is an obvious point. Now I know you don't
> think its obvious or even correct, but we're not going
> to convince each other so there's no practical alternative
> to just letting things simmer a while until someone with
> a fresh perspective can make a case that can convince
> one of us to change is viewpoint. Veiled threats to
> fork the library and make my life even more difficult are
> really way out of line and that's what I was responding to.
> So, please accept my apology if I was a little too harsh.

Thanks Robert. I appreciate it and also want to apologize if I
sounded too harsh. I value the effort you put into the serialization
library and just want to make it usable for high-performance
applications as well.


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