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Re: Icon overlays

From: McClain Looney <mlooney_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2004-09-25 18:15:12 CEST

Bye!

On Sat, 25 Sep 2004 17:58:35 +0200, Robert Simmons <kraythe@arcor.de> wrote:
> Well not for licenses and that minor stuff but the compiler settings are
> definitely part of testing. In fact they are pre-testing. Strong compiler
> settings aren't there just to look cool. They actually block many bugs.
>
> As for lack of time, that also has to do with all of these things integrated
> together. The more coding standards you have, the more efficient your time
> is spent. This has been shown in countless studies from MIT to U of Tokyo.
> Coding standards actually INCREASE the efficiency of a developer. Indeed my
> master's thesis is proving exactly that. (almost done .. =) ) Unfortunately
> many developers have an emotional reaction to such suggestions.
>
> I didn't mean to attack anyone's baby but I long ago learned that if you get
> attached to code or emotional about it than you are in deep trouble. Nothing
> I said was incorrect.
>
> But that is ok. I can take a hint. I will find somewhere else to contribute
> to. I might do some more work for Eclipse.org (which has quite good coding
> standards).
>
> Later.
>
> (unsubscribed ... please reply personally if you wish.. kraythe@arcor.de)
>
> -- Robert
>
>
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: McClain Looney [mailto:mlooney@gmail.com]
> > Sent: Saturday, September 25, 2004 17:46
> > To: dev@subclipse.tigris.org
> > Subject: Re: Icon overlays
> >
> > On Sat, 25 Sep 2004 14:06:42 +0200, Robert Simmons <kraythe@arcor.de>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > I'm not trying to be a jerk
> >
> > But you succeeded. In spades.
> >
> >
> > To summarize, I completely disagree. Lack of time, testing and
> > direction are the biggest problems. Testing will have far more impact
> > on quality than code-formatting, project renaming, license insertion
> > or verbose compiler warnings any day, a fact which has apparently
> > escaped your attention.
> >
> > In postscript:
> > While you make valid points, and semi-useful suggestions, your
> > presentation fosters an extremely negative impression of you, so I
> > doubt many of them will be implemented. My advice to you would be to
> > get to know the project, the people working on it and its history.
> > Something any consultant worth his salt should do regardless.
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > --
> > McClain Looney
> > m@loonsoft.com
> >
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-- 
McClain Looney
m@loonsoft.com
Received on Sun Sep 26 02:15:12 2004

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