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Re: Don't shoot the messenger
- From: kenner at vlsi1 dot ultra dot nyu dot edu (Richard Kenner)
- To: iant at google dot com
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- Date: Fri, 24 Jan 2014 07:49:29 EST
- Subject: Re: Don't shoot the messenger
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> To the extent that clang/LLVM and GCC are fighting, which is not
> really the case, then I think it makes sense for GCC to focus on its
> strengths, not its weaknesses. Objective C is not a strength. I'm
> not sure it makes sense for the GCC project to encourage its limited
> volunteer resources to work on it.
I agree. Competition is a good thing. But it's best when it's not
"head to head". Instead each should have what it's best at.