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From: Jigish (jigish.patel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-08-03 18:44:41

I haven't read the entire chain of emails, so i might be wayy off
here. I apologize if that's the case.

But think about it. Why do people write/maintain them? Usually because
it's something they believe in. If you convince them that the proposed
changes will increase adoption/usage I think that would be a
sufficient enough motivation. Threatening just seems like a bad idea
and maybe, a sign of insufficient communication.


Sent from my iPhone

On Aug 3, 2007, at 3:04 PM, "Peter Dimov" <pdimov_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> Thomas Witt wrote:
>> We have zero leverage over library developers.
>> Let me repeat this:
>> We have ZERO LEVERAGE over library developers.
>> Any approach that relies on people doing things when asked is doomed.
> So what do you recommend? There are two options, addressing the zero
> leverage problem by using the threat of not including a library in a
> release, or somehow doing a release without depending on the library
> developers. Which one would you pick?
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