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Re: Move GDB to C++ ?
> From: Vladimir Prus <email@example.com>
> Date: Sat, 02 Aug 2008 13:22:07 +0400
I'm sorry, I cannot continue this discussion any further. I was asked
for my opinion, and I gave it. I then was dragged into a prolonged
discussion to justify my opinion on how such decisions should be made.
I feel I said already everything I had to say on this matter, and
anyone who wants to understand what I say has just to read my
Please also note that at no point I said I was against the switch. My
point was that I don't see the goal, and without a goal I cannot judge
whether the switch is justified.
Vladimir says, in essence, that the goal is to give some maintainers a
development environment in which they think they will be more
productive. In my experience, developers usually have very skewed
estimates of their productivity (this includes myself, when I develop
code), so basing long-range decisions on such estimates is a recipe
for bad decisions.