Posted Dec 8, 2011 4:42 UTC (Thu) by dlang (✭ supporter ✭, #313)
Parent article: Quotes of the week
the build system can be a huge barrier to getting contributions.
a prime example of this is the mulberry mail client. the code was released a couple of years ago, but only a handful of people have managed to jump through all the hoops to be able to actually build the code, which has crippled progress on updating the codebase.