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Re: Perl swig bindings starting to smell

From: Daniel Rall <dlr_at_collab.net>
Date: 2007-01-12 19:52:57 CET

On Fri, 12 Jan 2007, Nik Clayton wrote:
...
> The root problem seems to be that we have a number of non-committers who
> are interested in improving the state of the Perl bindings, but no
> committers who have the time and the Perl knowledge necessary to provide a
> sensible review of the changes that we're proposing.
>
> So it's something of a chicken/egg situation.
>
> I'm not entirely sure how we break this deadlock. My preferred approach
> would be for those of us who have expressed an interest (that would be at
> least you John, me, and Mattias Engdegard) to be given a commit bit for a
> *branch* of the repo expressly for the purpose of working on the Perl
> bindings so we can get some of these changes in front of a wider audience.
> That plus a dev-perl mailing list is probably all we need to start with.
>
> That is, of course, entirely at the discretion of the Subversion
> maintainers.

I'd love to sponsor such a branch, but can offer only limited review
(I prefer languages which don't look like line noise ;). That said,
I'd certainly be willing to go out on a limb and sponsor such a branch
for at least you and John, Nik.

 - Dan

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