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Re: Subversion, decentralized version control, and the future.

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_red-bean.com>
Date: 2007-06-30 09:29:21 CEST

esr@thyrsus.com (Eric S. Raymond) writes:
> No, they're primarily a bug that arises from not baving proper dynamic memory
> management. Don't lecture me about C++ -- I learned better than this
> writing LISP back in the 1970s back when C++ was not yet even a gleam in
> Bjarne Stroustrup's eye, then I paid two decades' dues writing C because
> hardware was not yet inexpensive enough to support LISP-like languages
> outside of academia. I can make a pretty good guess at your age by
> the way you write, and my guess is I've been clued in about these
> issues longer than you've been walking and talking.

Uh, ungh? (Does that kind of ad hominem putdown really serve any purpose?)

I think I might be coming around to agree with you about language
choice, but if so, it's not because of arguments like the above.

-Karl

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