Re: [eigen] [RFC] symbolic computations using eigen

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I like that idea too, so I added an "unsupported/" directory right away.
I hope you did not change your mind during the night!


On Tue, Feb 3, 2009 at 3:10 AM, Benoit Jacob <jacob.benoit.1@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 2009/2/3 Keir Mierle <mierle@xxxxxxxxx>:
>> What's wrong with that? Having contrib/ be a staging directory seems
>> reasonable. As something moves from contrib to core, then the maintainer
>> will naturally be able to continue without having to get a different
>> account.
>> Put another way, what is the harm in being liberal with accounts? (ok, build
>> breakage, but did i hear about a continuous build somewhere?)
> You're right. It's not a big problem if people get KDE accounts and
> only contribute to an unsupported/ directory of Eigen.
> _if_ KDE sysadmins ever complain about that, it'll be time to
> reconsider, but I shouldn't try to hard to anticipate that. I seem to
> remember to have been told not to worry about that.
>> We could do this, but it is just more hassle for users.
> In the meanwhile, I thought of another issue: preservation of SCM
> history across repositories.
>> Perhaps rename the contrib directory 'unsupported/' to make it clear that
>> code in that directory may format your harddrive.
> Good idea.
> Cheers,
> Benoit

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