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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-05-10 15:19:53

on Thu May 10 2007, Vladimir Prus <> wrote:

> David Abrahams wrote:
>> - there appear to be unresolvable philosophical differences about the
>> design future of BBv2:
> 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
> FUD.

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.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting
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