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Subject: Re: [boost] 5 Observations - My experience with the boost libraries
From: John Phillips (phillips_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-03-24 20:54:16

Jonathan Franklin wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 23, 2010 at 5:40 PM, Tom Brinkman <reportbase2007_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>>>> Trolling?
>> Come on. Is that what you say when you have a disagreement with someone.
>> Not fair on your part.
> Nope. Only when the "debate" is obvious troll-bait. This is no
> longer a useful thread, and IMO should be moderated into oblivion.
> Jon


   I think you are being unfair here. Tom has put several years of hard
work into Boost, including preceding me as a Review Wizard, where he
served for a few years, and managing a few reviews. I honestly believe
that he is trying to start a discussion that he hopes will help Boost.

   That is not the same thing as saying I agree with him. I wrote an
over long post elsewhere in this thread expanding on one point where I
disagree. In general, I am much more tolerant of both templates and the
use of the preprocessor than Tom is. I think that is an honest
difference of stylistic opinion between us, and is in no way trolling.

   It may be uncommon in current US society, but I find it quite easy to
strongly disagree with someone on some topic that is important to me,
but still like and respect that person.


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