D : Not for me anymore

rm roel.mathys at gmail.com
Mon Oct 16 21:05:23 PDT 2006

Walter Bright wrote:
> Derek Parnell wrote:
>> On Mon, 16 Oct 2006 11:03:14 -0700, Walter Bright wrote:
>>> I'm happy to merge things in, but am reluctant to do so without
>>> reviewing the diffs line by line.
>> Actually, when I wrote "take Phobos", I really meant "take Phobos". You
>> would no longer have *the* sole controlling vote on what goes in or goes
>> out of phobos, nor would you have sole control over when new libraries
>> were
>> released for general consumptuion. They would in fact be released
>> asynchonously from DMD. There would be 'beta' versions around for trying
>> our stuff and official releases for people who just needed a standard
>> library. Are you willing to give up control of Phobos?
> Maybe after 1.0. I'm pretty reluctant to do so earlier. That said, it
> still doesn't impede anyone else from working on Phobos. An increasing
> number of my own contributions to it I've been making not just open
> source, but public domain.

is it because of the fact that DMD depend on some of the libraries in
phobos? If so, a solution could be found for those libraries? Feature
freeze for ..., frozen api, or a phobos without those libraries for
starters, ...


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