[Python-Dev] Re: Stability and change

Gustavo Niemeyer niemeyer@conectiva.com
Wed, 10 Apr 2002 21:38:19 -0300

> People are highly suspicious of statistics with a clear meaning.  I think it
> has something to do with penis length measurements (on which count *I* have
> no cause for fear, let me assure you -- indeed I break most measuring tapes
> whenever a squirrel runs by outside my window).

No details, please.. :-)

> Is there a simple way to get a count of bugs fixed on the release22-maint
> branch over a given time span?  I don't think so, but there *could* be if
> people added an entry to the appropriate NEWS file(s) per bug fixed.  Or
> maybe that's just dreamming up a way to discourage bug fixes <wink>.

Maybe you're just looking at the wrong side. You have a complete bug
tracking system, with information about every open and closed bugs. Is
it time to ask SF to provide some automated access?

Gustavo Niemeyer

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