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December 4th, 2017

@apontious Do you find a lot of use for transient attributes (as opposed to ivars)?

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@elkmovie Which is not to say that they shouldn’t be rewriting and modernizing old code. Just that it needs to be d… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@elkmovie Not Swift. The discoveryd rewrite replaced pure C with C++. So you can imagine the equivalent argument ab… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@elkmovie Yes, the product scope grew faster than the headcount. Not having enough developers to dedicate to separa… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@elkmovie In theory, Swift should help. But the recent history of rewrites is not good: Disk Utility, Calculator, discoveryd, PDFKit.

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@elkmovie I couldn’t disagree more. We aren’t seeing diminishing returns from enlarging teams; rather, there are ap… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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