[IronPython] Ironpython 0.7 released!
fred.dixon at gmail.com
Tue Mar 29 02:22:04 CEST 2005
Short and sweet.
No Passport for me.
The lic. is an issue, if it cant be fixed the Boo is good enough for me.
I'll just have to figure out how to use the python Lib's with Boo.
On Tue, 29 Mar 2005 01:56:11 +0200, Andreas Kotes
<count-ironpython at flatline.de> wrote:
> Hello again,
> * Jonathan LaCour <jonathan-lists at cleverdevil.org> [20050329 00:39]:
> > So, to review my pie-in-the-sky wishes to guarantee IronPython success:
> > 1. Switch to a similar, but respected license.
> > - Bonus points for picking the same license as mono.
> > 2. Ditch the gotdotnet forums. Make the mailing list "the way".
> > 3. Don't require a passport to file bugs.
> > 4. Have a public SVN or CVS repository.
> > 5. Be open to accepting external patches.
> > 6. Have at least one other "committer" (to help lighten the load on you).
> > - Bonus points if this person is outside Microsoft.
> > - Extra bonus points if this person is a respected Mono hacker.
> > Items 1, 3, and 5 are non-negotiable to me. If you don't do these at least, I
> > guarantee that the project will stagnate, and something like Boo will become
> > more widely accepted (especially by Open Source types).
> > Anyway. I don't want to criticize you too much, as I think IronPython is a great
> > piece of work. I would just hate to see such a great opportunity be missed!
> I could not agree more. Anything less will make IronPython 'nice', but
> nothing more - at least not until Microsoft pushes it heavily, then it
> will be another nice, forced, and despised steal by Microsoft.
> sorry for being this candid, but I think this needs to be clear.
> Andreas Kotes - PGP 0x8F94C228 - The views expressed herein are (only) mine!
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