Gabriel Dos Reis wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 22, 2009 at 5:37 PM, Jeff Law wrote:
>>> So what if the FSF hadn't accepted the reality of the day, and had
>>> decided to let egcs *not* be the official GCC? Would you have pulled
>>> the plug on egcs and gone back to the cathedral?
>> Personally, I would have continued to put my effort into EGCS.
>> can't speak for other developers specifically, I believe if you compared
>> overall developer participation in the projects, it was clear that EGCS
>> more viable.
> yes -- and some of us got into GCC, precisely thanks to the open
> development of EGCS.
That's good to hear.
FWIW, I don't think we're anywhere near the same kind of tipping point
we faced a dozen years ago. I believe both sides learned lessons along
the way and I actually see evidence of that in the simple fact that
we've got a license and blessing to go forward with a plugin framework.