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Re: Objective-C bugs and GCC releases

From: Nicola Pero
Subject: Re: Objective-C bugs and GCC releases
Date: Wed, 26 Jan 2005 01:14:11 +0000 (GMT)

> > All the information which was passed out is "the Objective-C frontend 
> > won't work in GCC 4.0" and as a happy cc1obj user without any issues so 
> > far I think it is completely valid to ask for clarification even though 
> > I'm not a GCC internals expert.
> No such announcement was ever made.  What Mark announced was that
> Objective-C bugs would not be treated as release-critical.  What this does
> is to impose a time limit on getting Objective-C bug fixes into the
> compiler.

Mark should have put the spotlight on asking for help in fixing the bugs.  
This is a large mailing list of ObjC users and developers and he could 
easily get help.

Instead he chose to put the spotlight on explaining to this same large
mailing list of ObjC zealots why he doesn't care if Objective-C works or 
not when he makes a release.

Surprised that this generated a flamewar ?  I'd have been surprised of the

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