DIP 1021--Argument Ownership and Function Calls--Formal Assessment

Exil Exil at gmall.com
Wed Oct 23 15:34:01 UTC 2019

On Wednesday, 23 October 2019 at 04:49:52 UTC, Mike Parker wrote:
> On Wednesday, 23 October 2019 at 04:20:19 UTC, Exil wrote:
>> Should create a DIPW process then, duck the foundation and any 
>> formalities. Which stands for DIPWalter, which simply consists 
>> of a single step where a single topic tries to convince Walter 
>> it's a bad idea. Why have two community reviews? Those are 
>> made with the assumption that the DIP will actually change 
>> between the reviews. What's the point of a "formal review" 
>> when there's just Walter talking to himself (rip Andrei). Why 
>> waste everyone's time on formalities when they obviously are 
>> irrelevant?
> The formal assessment isn't Walter by himself. Atila took 
> Andrei's place in that role. There is no automatic approval. 
> Had Atila objected to the DIP, Walter would have had to either 
> convince him to come around to his point of view or revise the 
> DIP to meet Atila's concerns.

I'd love to see the transcript of that. What was included in the 
DIP was rather short
(a single sentence) compared to other DIPs.

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