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Re: Keep yaffut from attempting to demangle. (issue 5375051)

From: Graham Percival
Subject: Re: Keep yaffut from attempting to demangle. (issue 5375051)
Date: Fri, 11 Nov 2011 18:00:49 +0000
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-14)

On Fri, Nov 11, 2011 at 06:15:04PM +0100, David Kastrup wrote:
> Graham Percival <address@hidden> writes:
> > (the below is NOT directed at David, who is an absolutely
> > fantastic developer)

> this misbegotten hobby horse not belonging in Lilypond.

I agree.

> Mind you, it is not like I was enthused at the flippantness of that
> followup comment,

That was my point.

> How many man-hours from Lilypond developers are you planning in
> maintaining yaffut.hh, for a test suite that calls exactly 15 functions
> and checks that they return the expected values?

Seriously?  That's what yaffut.hh is doing... ?!  wow.

> One can do that in half an hour.


> This is _totally_ stupid.  Any sane programmer would replace this
> nonsense by a call of 15 functions and checking the returned results.


> And now I get an explosion of self-important chastisement on the
> silliest and most brainless issue of all,

My apologies, I was unclear.  I was trying to chastise Jan for his
flippant "push it already", not you for doing the work.

- Graham

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