[racket-dev] proposal: `data' collection

From: Matthias Felleisen (matthias at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Wed Jun 30 22:35:29 EDT 2010

Which part is a symptom? My request for a description when there's no owner? 

The no-owner fact? 

The unstable collects? 

On Jun 30, 2010, at 10:33 PM, Eli Barzilay wrote:

> On Jun 30, Matthias Felleisen wrote:
>> Your mail raises two separate issues in my mind: 
>> 1. I am beginning to think that some of our collects need a
>>   PURPOSE.txt file. Specifically, all collects that don't have a
>>   primary owner should specify such a file. I requested this when
>>   you proposed unstable and introduced it, and I don't see, and I
>>   think it may help with discussions such as this one now.
>>   The file should concisely describe what things should go into the
>>   collection and what quality standards it should satisfy.
> I now think that this is also a symptom of the same problem.  In fact,
> unstable itself would work much better if it could have sub-packages
> rather than a big all-or-nothing ball of code.
> -- 
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