Library proposals

Ian Lynagh igloo at
Thu Dec 9 19:16:45 CET 2010

On Thu, Dec 09, 2010 at 05:48:30PM -0000, Sittampalam, Ganesh wrote:
> Ian Lynagh wrote:
> > This sort of disagreement is exactly what the process was designed to
> > avoid: People shouldn't be surprised by changes, as they have been
> >     discussed and agreed on the mailing list.
> Despite reading the libraries list, I've been uniformly surprised when
> I've run into changes in the wild. IMO It's too hard to keep track of an
> overview, amongst all the noise of discussions of individual proposals.
> Perhaps if we had a web page with a log of accepted proposals and those
> under discussion would help the situation, by gathering just the
> summaries together in one place.

I'm not sure I see how this would help. When you run into a change in
the wild, don't you already know what it is? Are you wanting to be able
to look up exactly what changed? Or when it changed? Or whether it was
actually agreed, rather than an accidental change?


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