[Rcpp-devel] Dependence on GNU make because of $(shell)
djsamperi at gmail.com
Wed Nov 17 17:16:50 CET 2010
On Wed, Nov 17, 2010 at 10:41 AM, Romain Francois
<romain at r-enthusiasts.com>wrote:
> Le 17/11/10 16:09, Dominick Samperi a écrit :
>> On Wed, Nov 17, 2010 at 9:56 AM, Shane Conway <shane.conway at gmail.com
>> <mailto:shane.conway at gmail.com>> wrote:
>> My 2 cents:
>> Nobody gets to decide when something is dead; it's more a consensus
>> view driven by everyone who uses or contributes. Looking back at the
>> RcppTemplate archive, I think that characterization is pretty
>> A similar look at the most recent version of Rcpp shows that it's
>> alive and well: http://cran.r-project.org/src/contrib/Archive/Rcpp/.
>> We should all be nothing but thankful that Dirk and Romain stepped in
>> and contributed so much.
>> You are mentioned in every Rcpp source file and in the package
>> documentation. Beyond that, the old package was most definitely dead.
>> All citations have date ranges: 2005-2006 (the "Rcpp Classic" era), and
>> is quite different from Nov 2009 (see previous discussion). The work
>> that you are so
>> grateful for occurred *after* Nov 2009, not before.
>> I am also grateful for this work, Romain is obviously a talented
>> and the support provided by Romain and Dirk is a valuable service, as I
>> have said before.
> We cannot say the same about your service, unless we use a sarcasm scale.
> I wish I did not have to maintain cxxPack, much of it should be part
>> of Rcpp,
> no way. get lost.
> but working cooperatively on this seems to be out of the
> We are very open for collaboration. Rcpp has now 4 developers, who have
> various interest. We are always listening to the mailing list and often
> implement things in response to a question on the maing list (for example
> sugar was community-trigerred, another example is code I commited today).
> We however have no (even remote) interest in collaborating with you or
> anyone who would be that repeatedly annoying. Developping Rcpp is a lot of
> work, it is also a lot of fun. Dealing with you is just a plain source of
Too bad Romain, as I think we could do good work together, but you are
under some kind of spell. If you change you mind you are welcome to work
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