October 13, 2009Re: Goodbye
Jarrett Billingsley Wrote: > "Nick B" <nickB@gmail.com> wrote in message > news:firstname.lastname@example.org... > > Jarrett Billingsley wrote: > >> "Jarrett Billingsley" <email@example.com> wrote in message > >> news:firstname.lastname@example.org... > >>> I'm done. After seeing how Andrei is behaving, I really am done. Bye. > >> > >> Just to clarify, yes, I will still maintain my current projects. But as > >> far as D and its development goes, I am well and truly finished. You do > >> your thing, Andrei. Have fun. > > For the record, and before you go off into the sunset, what exactly, are > > you objecting to ? > > Hm, could it be years of constant, repeated disappointment with the > leadership? The utter lack of community input on many important features? > The antiquated, closed development model? Or maybe just the shitty > toolchain, shitty rift between "standard" libraries, and shitty third-party > libraries? > > But what's really been chafing my ass for the past year or so has been > Andrei and his astronomical ego. This is the post that broke *this* camel's > back: > http://digg.com/d3170vV > > You might also be interested in these self-written bios by a man who might > as well describe himself as the goddamn savior of modern programming > practice. > http://pastie.org/652008 > http://pastie.org/private/iyj51x5gjjr3qp6ipatta > > I can't, in good conscience, support a language that has someone like this > at the wheel. Sorry. > > Giving him crap for what OTHER PEOPLE have written about him seems a bit hypocritical considering the way you talk yourself up in the "WHAT I AM INTERESTED IN" section at the top of http://www.jfbillingsley.com/blog/ .