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Date: 2004-03-19 (13:32)
From: John Carr <jfc@m...>
Subject: Re: OCaml's Cathedral & Bazaar (was Re: [Caml-list] Completeness of "Unix" run-time library)

[In reply to management concerns about support for ocaml and
commercial product development:]

> Well, nothing is stopping you from paying a programmer to fix the bug,
> and have it integrated in the upstream release.

Telling management that we need to hire a compiler expert won't
persuade them to allow ocaml.

I and other programmers tried to convince the company to use
ClearCase.  It would have made some of our work a lot easier.
We were told no, because conventional wisdom says ClearCase
needs a dedicated system administrator and they didn't want to
hire another person.  Real costs win over hypothetical savings.

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