Re: Requests to sponsor new library packages
Matthew Palmer <email@example.com> writes:
> Make an RFS if you like, but don't get all bent out of shape and chuck a
> hissy fit on d-mentors if nobody does anything about it (because it's a
> library package -- hard to do right, and utterly pointless without an
> application to go with it).
I think part of the gap in understanding here may be that everyone is
assuming that “library package” necessarily means a C-language library
package. Does this qualitative “hard to do right” apply when the library
package is implemented in, say, Perl?
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