From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-05-10 15:19:53
on Thu May 10 2007, Vladimir Prus <ghost-AT-cs.msu.su> wrote:
> David Abrahams wrote:
>> - there appear to be unresolvable philosophical differences about the
>> design future of BBv2: http://tinyurl.com/34fqko
> Huh? "philosophical differences about design future" is not what
> this thread is about, it's merely about details of some particular
> feature. Was this a flame bait?
>>> If more docs are required, wouldn't it be easier to write them
>>> instead of wasting time jumping from one build system to another?
>> Apparently only one person understands the system well enough to write
>> them, but he is unable to keep up with the pace of development. I
>> think maybe you can relate to that predicament ;-)
> I think unless you have some secret knowledge of why that "one person"
> was less then usually active for a certain time period, and have
> some exclusive access to his plans for near future, the above is
I don't understand what you're saying. Of course I can't know the
future. I can only look at past experience, the pace of development,
the unfulfilled desires of several people to improve BBv2, the
difficulty I (one of the original designers) have every time I have to
work with generators or other components below the toolset level, your
avowals that you're "not good at documentation," etc. That evidence
is what led me to say it.
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