On Thu, Oct 06, 2005 at 07:29:12PM +0100, Ciaran McCreesh wrote:
> On Thu, 06 Oct 2005 09:07:12 -0400 Alec Warner <warnera6@...>
> | Then I suggest you file this e-mail away and when the time comes that
> | the code is to be merged and it sucks ( and by sucks I mean more than
> | "it doesn't meet Ciaran's software engineering standards" ) you can
> | waive the mail in everyone's face. No project, specs or not, is ever
> | written right the first time. At the very least someone can take his
> | code and improve on it in the future.
> Yeah, right, because saying "I told you so" after the shit hits the fan
> is ever so helpful. Right.
What's stated above, and what this thread has come down to is that
you're putting a lot of reqs and pointing at whatever roadblock you
can for anyone who attempts it. Kudos, although bluntly, talk is
You're not chipping in any way, you're fitting the exact definition of
in how you're interacting with those attempting to pull this off (and
I'm not even remotely commenting on your flaming of those merely
Produce a patch and maybe people will listen to you, otherwise those
of us who are tired of listening to others state how it should be done
(but do nothing but talk), are going to jump in and do it, addressing
the issues thus pointed out.
In other words, their really is no point in debating people attempting
it. They're going too, and as I made pretty bluntly clear, the only say
you've got on this is as a member of the dev community when/if they
push for it to go mainline.
Kind of hard to block it when nothing has been produced after all.
Regardless, this list doesn't have flamewars, and I'd thank
all participants to kindly back off (and yes, I'm being a damn
hypocrite in stating it).
If people are up for the continuing pissing match, take it private.