OTP development, was Re: Gaga about bifs
Mon Apr 14 07:52:25 CEST 2003
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> From: Garry Hodgson <garry@REDACTED>
> has anyone thought about a process like the PEP process
> used by python? it is described in detail at
> http://www.python.org/peps/pep-0001.html ,
> but briefly:
> What is a PEP?
> PEP stands for Python Enhancement Proposal. A PEP is a design
> document providing information to the Python community, or
> describing a new feature for Python. The PEP should provide a
> concise technical specification of the feature and a rationale for
> the feature.
> We intend PEPs to be the primary mechanisms for proposing new
> features, for collecting community input on an issue, and for
> documenting the design decisions that have gone into Python. The
> PEP author is responsible for building consensus within the
> community and documenting dissenting opinions.
and then there is http://srfi.schemers.org/
it does the same thing for a community with a very large amount of
implementations. sort of opposite of erlang. however, there was a lot
of very knowledgable people that designed the srfi process.
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