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Subject: Re: [boost] Process discussions
From: Joel de Guzman (joel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-01-31 05:32:17

On 1/31/2011 6:06 PM, Dean Michael Berris wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 31, 2011 at 5:35 PM, John Maddock<boost.regex_at_[hidden]> wrote:

>> I think the thing is this: most folks around here just don't really care
>> about tools - they really don't - they just want to "get stuff done".
> I thought because people want to get stuff done that they would care
> about the tools they use and whether they're using the right tool or
> whether the tools are making them effective.

Pardon me, Dean, but...

I'm with John here. And I can say this: we, the top commiters have no
complaints about the tools. We will use whatever tools are available.
(at least I speak for Hartmut, John, Volodya and I; but I have a strong
feeling that Steven and Daniel agree too).

Again, let me emphasize this: (now I am quoting the positive version):

   A Good Craftsman Never Blames His Tools

And I think what Volodya meant is that more than anyone else, it is
us who are in the position to determine if we are using the right tool
or whether the tools are making us effective. And... hmmm, I think
we are effective ;-)


Joel de Guzman

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