I hate new DUB config format

H. S. Teoh via Digitalmars-d digitalmars-d at puremagic.com
Thu Nov 26 08:20:54 PST 2015

On Thu, Nov 26, 2015 at 11:08:29AM +0000, Dicebot via Digitalmars-d wrote:
> On Thursday, 26 November 2015 at 09:21:33 UTC, Kagamin wrote:
> >On Wednesday, 25 November 2015 at 20:24:36 UTC, Andrei Alexandrescu
> >wrote:
> >>I need to trust our core contributors here to make the right
> >>high-level decisions and execute them accurately when I'm not
> >>looking.
> >
> >I believe people do try to account for your possible opinion when
> >making decisions, but your opinion is too inconsistent to be
> >predictable, instead you always make judgement calls. You can't trust
> >people because they don't know what is the right decision in your
> >opinion.
> This.
> Sorry, Andrei, but you are absolutely terrible at management, at least
> at managing open-source project. Especially when compared to how
> brilliant you are as engineer and computer scientist.
> I wouldn't normally bring attention to this topic to avoid starting
> yet another flame exchange but insulting Sonke in this thread was
> really pushing the limit. Especially considering it is _your_ personal
> failure as a leader to not react to one of announcements and
> discussions in time. With such attitude you will only alienate few
> hard working contributors which make D happen.

Not to mention each time this happens (and it has happened more than
once, to say the least) it kills morale, one of the most important
things in an open source project, because unlike a proprietary project,
there is no (or very little) financial motivation to keep going.


Never trust an operating system you don't have source for! -- Martin Schulze

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