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Re: Internals Design job description

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From:
Tim Bunce
Date:
July 25, 2000 09:42
Subject:
Re: Internals Design job description
Message ID:
20000725173556.Q2952@ig.co.uk
On Tue, Jul 25, 2000 at 11:12:37AM -0400, Dan Sugalski wrote:
> At 03:50 PM 7/25/00 +0100, Tim Bunce wrote:
> >
> >Somewhat related to that... I'm a little concerned that you have
> >"internal data structures and code flow" as a "secondary responsibility".
> >While I see your point, to some extent, I'd rather they were considered
> >together. I don't see any value in making a primary/secondary
> >distinction here.
> 
> Ah. It was partially because I'm comfortable saying "That is *not* the 
> interface we're going to present to programs that embed us", while I'm not 
> nearly as comfortable doing the same thing for, say, the structures 
> underlying a scalar or the optree or whatever. On the other hand, this is 
> as much a committee chair position as anything else, so as long as someone 
> knows what they're doing it's not an issue.

I think you'll find no shortage of people interested in the structures
underlying scalars and optrees!

> I'll revise the job description after another cup of coffee and get it out 
> for comment.

:-)

Tim.

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