[Python-Dev] Python bug day?

Andreas Jung lists at andreas-jung.com
Tue Jun 1 12:05:15 EDT 2004

--On Dienstag, 1. Juni 2004 11:55 Uhr -0400 Tim Peters 
<tim.one at comcast.net> wrote:

> [A.M. Kuchling]
>> For the impending 2.4alpha1 release, a coordinated effort to reduce the
>> bug backlog would be good.  Several other projects (Zope, GNOME, Mozilla)
>> have "bug days" in which people meet on IRC and go through the bug
>> database, closing irrelevant or incorrect reports, writing small test
>> cases for vague reports, etc.
>> Holding a Python bug day seems worth a try.  I've written up a Wiki page,
>> http://www.python.org/cgi-bin/moinmoin/PythonBugDay, to begin planning a
>> bug day and to figure out what tools (if any) are required. Please
>> comment, particularly if you've participated in bug days for Zope or
>> other projects.
> A bug day is an excellent idea.  In the Zope world, it's the only way any
> bugs get fixed <wink>.

That's really not true :-) There is always a looser standing up to early in 
the morning
fixing some bugs.


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