On 21/10/11 09:36, Simon Pepping wrote:
> I am pleased to learn that you are also in need of this new
> functionality.
> 
> I share some of Vincent and Peter's concerns about technical points of
> the code. On the other hand, this is the only implementation of
> complex scripts we have, created by Glenn, in the style of Glenn. It
> is an initial implementation, and it is normal that it requires
> further work, maybe even design changes to make it more flexible. Does
> keeping it in a branch make that further work easier? Merging it into
> trunk will enhance its visibility, and make it available to more
> users.

If it’s merged into Trunk, anyone who makes changes to the Trunk that
break the Complex Scripts feature will have to fix what is breaking. And
for the reasons I’ve given earlier, I believe that this would put too
much of a burden on developers.


> Simon
> 
> On Thu, Oct 20, 2011 at 02:02:10PM +0100, Chris Bowditch wrote:
>> On 19/10/2011 19:32, Simon Pepping wrote:
>>
>> Hi Simon,
>>
>> I think you misunderstood my mail. I don't want to stop the merge. I
>> simply thought it was an appropriate time to discuss some concerns
>> that Vincent and Peter had identified. You are preaching to the
>> converted about the need for supporting Complex scripts. It is an
>> urgent requirement for us too.
>>
>> If we don't discuss our concerns over the code now, then when do we
>> discuss it?
>>
>> Vincent and Peter will be replying to this thread shortly and will
>> outline their primary concerns then.
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Chris


Vincent

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