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From: Steffen Mueller
July 31, 2009 01:33
Message ID: 4A72AC47.firstname.lastname@example.org
Hi Johan, hi all,
Johan Vromans wrote:
> Dodger <email@example.com> writes:
>> Still though, I'm inherently against discouragement of volunteer efforts.
> And I'm against bashing someone's posting without even having read
> what the OP (in this case, me) wrote.
> So I repeat: I do not think the highest priority is to have wxPerl
> specific API docs. I think there is a bigger need for user docs and
> documented examples.
> Fortunately, the volunteer did not interpret my message as
> discouraging but considered it valuable feedback.
Personally, the highest ranking item on my Wx wishlist is that someone
(or ideally several someones) went through the pain of learning C++,
wxWidgets, XS (aka C + perlapi + the actual XS bits), and the Wx.pm code
enough to help Mattia maintain the beast. We have a pretty bad bus
factor and I don't think it's fair that we're putting as much pressure
on a fellow volunteer by simply depending on his work this much.
That being said, I have been reading the Wx XS code here and there to
the best of my limited abilities. Progress is slow and distraction is