DIP 1016--ref T accepts r-values--Formal Assessment

Olivier FAURE couteaubleu at gmail.com
Tue Jan 29 23:59:08 UTC 2019

On Monday, 28 January 2019 at 17:23:51 UTC, Andrei Alexandrescu 
> * Regarding the argument "why not make this an iterative 
> process where concerns are raised and incrementally addressed?" 
> We modeled the DIP process after similar processes - conference 
> papers, journal papers, proposals in other languages. There is 
> a proposal by one or more responsibles, perfected by a 
> community review, and submitted for review. This encourages 
> building a strong proposal - as strong as can be - prior to 
> submission. Washing that down to a negotiation between the 
> proposers and the reviewers leads to a "worst acceptable 
> proposal" state of affairs in which proposers are incentivized 
> to submit the least-effort proposal, reactively change it as 
> issues are raised by reviewers.

Fair enough.

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