On Wednesday, 31 January 2018 at 23:38:22 UTC, H. S. Teoh wrote:
And IIRC, Andrei had already bought into the ddox system by
then (the process of merging it might have already begun, I'm
not 100% certain), so dpldocs was already starting from a
disadvantaged position, whatever merits it may have on its own.
And I'll be frank that sometimes Andrei can take some effort
to convince, and it takes a certain amount of dogged
persistence (and thick-skin) to get through to him sometimes.
And it doesn't help that he has so much on his plate, and
generally doesn't have enough time to dedicate to all the
decisions waiting upon him to make, so sometimes it can be
frustrating trying to get through to him.
In DConf 2016 Andrei literally said "I'm in charge of too many
things. Please get me fired!" . Sadly, it doesn't seem like
much firing has happened since then. :-(