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From "Bruno Gonzalez (aka stenyak)" <sten...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Future of Apache wave [Was: Re: Advantages of P2P messaging?]
Date Wed, 12 Jun 2013 16:49:27 GMT
There's the #wiab channel registered at freenode. Feel free to join, though
as it's been mentioned several times, we'd better use IRC just for
fast-paced discussions, and later we have to reflect the conclussions back
in the mailing list.


On Wed, Jun 12, 2013 at 10:25 AM, Joseph Gentle <josephg@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Jun 12, 2013 at 12:13 AM, Bruno Gonzalez (aka stenyak)
> <stenyak@gmail.com> wrote:
> > I agree with you on this. The other day I was about to add half a dozen
> new
> > settings to the config files (for the email-wave bot). I thought it would
> > take 5 minutes max, something like adding lines like this:
> >
> > value = settingsManager.get(key);
> >
> > But after 20 minutes traversing the code, writing each variable many
> times
> > in different files, with different syntaxes (camel case, underscore
> > separators, all-caps, and whatnot) throughout several code layers, I
> still
> > hadn't managed to reach the point of code where I actually wanted my bot
> to
> > use the damned settings. I'm all for future-proofing the design, but I
> > think that's a bit ridiculous. I don't want to imagine the fun in
> debugging
> > federation and ot algorithms when they fail, if it's all written like
> this.
> >
> > Ali and I half-joked about going on a killing spree to halve the amount
> of
> > code. I'm sure no practical functionality would be lost... :-)
>
> Well, they say that if you want to change more than 25% of something,
> its often faster to just rewrite it.
>
> We should chat sometime about what we want to do with the wave in a
> box code. There's lots of well meaning nontechnical people on this
> list - and thats lovely. But us programmers should chat about what
> code we actually want to write. I don't know about other people, but I
> don't contribute to WIAB anymore because of the monstrosity it has
> become. I'd love to figure out a plan & get back into it.
>
> Although it sounds like maybe I should just hop on IRC.
>
> -J
>
>
> > --
> > Saludos,
> >      Bruno González
> >
> > _______________________________________________
> > Jabber: stenyak AT gmail.com
> > http://www.stenyak.com
>



-- 
Saludos,
     Bruno González

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