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From "Bill Stoddard" <b...@wstoddard.com>
Subject RE: mission statement? (sander made me do it..)
Date Wed, 30 Oct 2002 14:32:55 GMT
> On Wed, 30 Oct 2002, Cliff Woolley wrote:
>
> > On Tue, 29 Oct 2002, William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
> >
> > > >    "The mission of the APR project is to create and maintain software
> > > >    libraries that provide a predictable and consistent interface to
> > > >    underlying platform-specific implementations.  The primary goal is
> > > >    to provide an API to which software developers may code and be
> > > >    assured of predictable if not identical behaviour regardless of
> > > >    the platform on which their software is built, relieving them of
> > > >    the need to code special-case conditions to work around or take
> > > >    advantage of platform-specific deficiencies or features."
> > >
> > > +1.  The sanest explanation of the project I've ever read.
> >
> > +1... I can live with that.  :)
>
> +1, I like it, but is it at all possible to work in the C/C++ idea?  If
> not, then that is cool.
>
> Ryan

I see no need to even mention language in the mission. Creating C++ wrappers (or
Java wrappers :-) would not necessarily break this mission statement. IMHO.

BTW, +1 on Ken's mission statement.

Bill


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