[Python-Dev] Re: Stability and change

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Mon, 08 Apr 2002 13:40:58 -0400

> > I'm not sure I understand what you're saying here.  If you're
> > saying that more micro releases will lead users to report more
> > bugs in them,

> If they report bugs sooner, that is good.  My first take on
> the question was that we'd probably see more duplicate
> reports for things that didn't get fixed in the next point
> release.  It's not just a matter of fixing more bugs or when
> we fix them, it's how much overhead we have doing triage in
> the issue tracker.

I think dups are usually spotted pretty easily.  We could add a
standard response clarifying this.  No need to point people to the
specific SF # they are duplicating.

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)