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Re: gcc 3.5 integration branch proposal


Ziemowit Laski <zlaski@apple.com> writes:

| The "language lawyer" argument is beside the point.  AltiVec is just
| one of many real-world, platform-specific C/C++ idiosyncracies out
| there.
| In my opinion, one of the duties of the RM (currently Mark) is to devise
| architectural solutions to accommodate such idiosyncracies in the same
| source base.  To the extent that he failed to do this,  Apple
| (and I suspect many others) wound up maintaining their own branches, and
| obviously have a lesser and lesser incentive to care about the quality
| of the mainline FSF product (which is where this discussion started).

I seriously suggest you talk with Matt Austern about this issue,
before you turn it into a discussion about individuals -- which I
guess, won't really help your cause.

-- Gaby


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