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Sad to see your frustration: I do understand where it comes from, and you hit the nail on the head with your insights; GNU would be well-advised to read thoroughly what you wrote.
OTOH, I'm torn on many things: in many a case, what at first seemed to me RMS stubborness turned out to be vision.
In any case, I hope you don't go too far away :-)
GNU sed 4.2.2 released; maintainer resigns
Posted Dec 23, 2012 13:45 UTC (Sun) by pbonzini (subscriber, #60935)
Posted Dec 24, 2012 13:40 UTC (Mon) by oldtomas (guest, #72579)
You never know. At the time it was a cool idea and inspiring to some. Of course, these days everyone and their dog are doing JIT, but at that time it was either in arcane Lisp world or somewhere buried within Sun. Lightning was there for all to read.
So you'll have to accept thanks from me, anyway :-)
Posted Dec 24, 2012 20:05 UTC (Mon) by pbonzini (subscriber, #60935)
Posted Dec 26, 2012 9:12 UTC (Wed) by oldtomas (guest, #72579)
Thanks for the pointers!
> Don't forget Self and Smalltalk JITs!
I knew (well, at my very humble level, anyway) about those. But were they in the open back then?
Posted Dec 28, 2012 1:41 UTC (Fri) by HelloWorld (guest, #56129)
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