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From "Bill Stoddard" <b...@wstoddard.com>
Subject Re: cvs commit: httpd-2.0 Makefile.win
Date Wed, 13 Dec 2000 19:00:42 GMT
>
> > I have seen projects implode on complexity driven by "requirements" of
dubious
> > worth.  Excess complexity raises the entry barrier to potential new
developers
> > (if the code is too difficult to understand, they simply will not bother
with
> > it. Mozilla is a good example.), introduces bugs,  makes adding new
function
> > cleanly more difficult.
>
> And we flounder because Apache is too -hard- to use for Win32 folks.  This
patch
> made it simpler.  Our own munger makes it more reliable.
>

How many hard core Windows developers know squat about perl?  That said, you
and Ryan have convinced me... We need the capability and it makes no sense to
roll our own when we have perl. Just want to avoid the "lets find a way to use
perl because it's cool" effect :-)

Bill


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