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Re: gcc : c++11 : full support : eta?
On Tue, Jan 22, 2013 at 11:52 AM, NightStrike <email@example.com> wrote:
> Perhaps it'd be worthwhile to consider making the compiler easier to
> understand, maybe by devoting a lot of effort into the internals
> documentation. There's a lot of knowledge wrapped up in people that
> could disappear with one bus factor.
Agreed. This is one of the motivators for the code evolution
projects. New developers need to find a codebase that is easier to
hack than the one we found
(http://gcc.gnu.org/wiki/ImprovementProjects). Documentation is a big
part of that.
As it was argued earlier, finding such volunteers is very hard. The
job is not easy and it is generally thankless.