Subject: Re: [boost] logging
From: Klaim - JoÃ«l Lamotte (mjklaim_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-07-15 15:28:39
On Fri, Jul 15, 2011 at 18:14, Jeff Graham <Jeff.Graham_at_[hidden]>wrote:
> OK. I missed that thread. It is enlightening. It sort of looks like
> maybe a shadow of a plan: wait for Phoenix V3 to stabilize then refactor
> because the interface will likely change in significant ways. That is
> reasonable, though as others have articulated I too would question the
> wisdom of holding up a very useful library for TWO YEARS because you
> know that you will need to refactor some of it in the future. This is
> the larger question.
I agree, a wiser way (AFAIK from some experienced devs I don't count me in
yet ) would have been to first fix the problems that were important but
didn't rely on external dependencies, release a first version, then target
the next version at using the dependency IF it was out at the time.
(I think an additional per-library version would help clarify for a lot of
people this kind of process, but that's another discussion - maybe Ryppl
would help there?)
Now am I wrong in thinking that the decision was made to wait because the
transition to Phoenix3 would anyway have cost too much for the library
developer(s) if not prepared "early"?
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