Moving towards resignation
toy.raymond at gmail.com
Mon Jan 11 16:30:02 UTC 2016
>>>>> "Robert" == Robert Goldman <rpgoldman at sift.net> writes:
Robert> I am now very unhappy with my role as maintainer.
Robert> Over my repeated expressions of concern, the minimakefile -- which aims
Robert> to replace normal shell tools with CL-based scripting facilities -- has
Robert> been merged with core ASDF.
Robert> Since then, almost all of my ASDF-related time has gone into wrestling
Robert> with said scripting facilities.
Robert> I don't mind if people think it's cool to try to make a CL scripting
Robert> facility. But it's not my thing. I just want my tools to work. The CL
Robert> scripting facility is, IMO, at an "alpha" level in which it works
Robert> acceptably in the developer's environment, but can be expected to hiccup
Robert> seriously anywhere else.
Robert> I don't want to fight it any more.
Robert> So I'm offering the community two choices:
My 2 cents: I'm in favor of whatever makes it easier for the
maintainer to do his work. I only use asdf and occassionally run the
test suite, so I'm not particularly interested in all the rest of the
tools. So whatever makes it easier for the maintainer is a win for
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