QuoteOriginally posted by: rmaxQuoteOriginally posted by: CuchulainnQuoteOriginally posted by: outrunOur goal for the next days is to quickie layout an open community like boost; one that works and focuses on deliverables and healthy socially. I personally know Paul and Cuch and I help setup some tools so that we can quickly move forward and get going. The discriminating aspect righr now during thus IT stuff would be that we know each, met face to face, worked together before, drank beer, wrote equations on each others blackboards, things like that.We'll be writing down the bit about process and community I wrote in a couple of posts back on the project page in more detail. That's going to be a version 1 community guideline. Thing like that need to be clear, and we borrow from the sucessfull boost. We want to get going and layout a good environment this week.Objectively speaking, track record is important and if you see all the real useful posts by @rnorm (for example) here, then you know what I mean. And haviing a 'product' is a boon.Personally, I am not interested in bla bla but design patterns (new style), boost, FDM framework and linking up to outrun's exact option calculator in the short term ([6,8] months. Software forum is for more easy-going banter.I can't access Renorm's doc from where I am situated at present, but:Looking at the posts to date there are some pretty enthusiastic individuals, and some pretty enthusiastic and outspoken people (as you would expect in finance), and this is going to run into problems if you don't have a common understanding as to what you want to DO. Probably a lot of the OpenSource projects start as a bubble, and then can't get beyond the easy bit when problems rear their head as no-one as a frame of reference for resolution.1. Is this an educational exercise to teach people how to solve QF problems (not a bad place to start when looking at Linux) and talk about architecture etc2. Is it expected to be used in smaller shops where they cannot afford good solid libraries and frameworks3. A working framework where people can add and remove libraries at will (I am not sure everyone in the market is going to be happy to use the same methods to boot strapping YC etc).You are going to need principles?. If this is all in renorm's doc then I apologise!Agree. Things happen quickly so we will catch up. Points 3 (and of course 1,2) are high priority. I keep ranting about interface because they are needed for point 3. Some interfaces (e.g. bootstrap) can be left unfilled and this will not step on anyone's toes whereas the comon-or-garden stuff will have implemenations. At least that's the way I see it.
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