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From Dave Brosius <>
Subject Re: [All][Math] New component: "Commons Geometry"?
Date Fri, 01 Sep 2017 02:54:18 GMT
So volunteers? Gary, Emmanuel, others?? are you up to doing this?

On 08/31/2017 06:29 PM, Gary Gregory wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 31, 2017 at 4:28 PM, Emmanuel Bourg <> wrote:
>> Le 31/08/2017 à 23:33, Gilles a écrit :
>>> it's a pity we cannot meet in person to sort all those issues
>> Hum, maybe with a few beers you'll be easier to convince ;)
>>> I'm not against you modularizing CM, I'm against me doing it
>>> just because you "think" it's a better approach to the
>>> (management) problems which I've been describing for at least
>>> two years (and some more).
>> I understand your point of view, you don't want to spent a lot of time
>> modularizing CM, dealing with parts of the code you are not comfortable
>> with and delaying the release of code you really care about. That's fair
>> and I agree this shouldn't be forced upon you.
>> The good news is you don't actually have to refactor *all* of CM as a
>> multi-module project right now. Start with a mostly empty branch
>> containing just a couple of modules you like and release them. And you
>> progressively bring more modules after each release from the old CM
>> branch. That's equivalent to the creation of multiple components (you
>> cherry-pick the code that you want, and release it when ready), and you
>> keep the lightweight management of a single component.
> That sounds like a nice iterative approach.
> Gary
>> Emmanuel Bourg
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