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Re: Remove Smob::type_p_name_ default (issue 287350043 by address@hidden
Re: Remove Smob::type_p_name_ default (issue 287350043 by address@hidden)
Thu, 03 Mar 2016 22:42:02 +0100
Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.1.50 (gnu/linux)
Carl Sorensen <address@hidden> writes:
> On 3/3/16 12:23 AM, "address@hidden" <address@hidden> wrote:
>>On 2016/03/03 00:48:04, Carl wrote:
>>> Thanks for dealing with this so quickly!
>>Quickly? We went months without release because of C++ compiler
>>problems related to this exact type match already once. And a number of
>>patches. I don't want to restart this cycle of standard/compiler
>>This is not "dealing with this so quickly" rather than "throwing in the
>>towel right away this time round".
> I've seen you work long enough to know how much it pains you to have
> to do something expedient, rather than right.
It's not wrong, just boorish. But you don't carry a laser sword into
mud wrestling. You don't take the chance of running against the
standard committees. You grit your teeth and walk.
> I appreciate your willingness to find an acceptable expedient
> solution, even though it's not perfect.
It's adequate. Adequate is good, very good, very excellent good; and
yet it is not; it is but adequate.