On 10/17/2016 02:39 AM, Jacob Carlborg wrote:
On 2016-10-17 04:08, Dicebot wrote:
Listen, I understand you are not interested in spending loads of time on
boring polishing of formalities. We all do this in our spare time so
that is to be expected.

But what you say here only shows that process is working as intended

Well, the designed of the DIP process if flawed.

What steps do you think we could take to improve it? Since Dicebot took the reins things are showing real promise. I'm sure he'd be interested in taking suggestions.

It's basically
impossible to get something through the process unless you're Andrei or
Walter. Yes, I know there's been approved DIP's but that was long time
ago, when the process was very loosely defined.

Sadly the process is still not super rigorous, but as I said we're working on it.

Could you please mention a few DIPs that have merit and have been unjustly rejected?

If you're Walter or Andrei it's more of an FYI. Most likely Andrei
already merged Walter's PR for DMD for this DIP, three weeks ago after
being open for two hours.

Looking at https://wiki.dlang.org/?title=DIP27&action=history, I'm seeing 10 approved DIPs. Their respective authors are: Michel Fortin and Jacob Carlborg, Alex Rønne Petersen, Dicebot and Martin Nowak, Walter Bright and Andrei Alexandrescu, Jonathan M Davis, Walter Bright (4), and David Soria Parra and Martin Nowak.

Would you not expect that the creator of the language has a good presence in new work on the language?


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