[swift-evolution] Update on the Swift Project Lead
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Wed Jan 11 12:22:31 CST 2017
> On 11 Jan 2017, at 18:18, John Pratt via swift-evolution <swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:
> You are just going to drop this entire project, that has its name associated with you,
> for a very fierce competitor?
That’s pretty insulting to everybody else who works on the project (including the many contributors here).
Besides, it’s just plain wrong. Swift is a tool, and like any other tool it is judged on its intrinsic merit for a job, regardless of whichever names may be attached to it.
> However capable Ted Kremenek is, and I am sure that is, you have collectively decided
> to break this programming language every year or so.
> Who is going to get behind this programming language now that it is associated with
> a turncoat?
We have contributors from IBM, Microsoft, Uber and/or Lyft, maybe also from Facebook (not sure), Apple (obviously), and probably more. I don’t think they all decided to invest time in making Swift better because Chris Lattner told them he would always work at Apple. So chill.
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