[Python-Dev] Python bug day?

Michael Hudson mwh at python.net
Wed Jun 2 05:26:04 EDT 2004

"Brett C." <bac at OCF.Berkeley.EDU> writes:

> As for telling who is working on a bug or patch, perhaps someone could
> write up an IRC bot?  Then people can just say ``<tracker #>:
> working`` and such, allowing people to query by asking ``<tracker #>:
> status`` and have it say who is currently working on it.  But I have
> no clue how feasible that is since I don't know how IRC works under
> the covers (heck, I barely know how to log on).

Pah, I went from being in that state to having an IRC bot written
using Twisted in about an hour and a half (and I didn't know a lot
about Twisted beforehand either).  It's not hard.


6. Symmetry is a complexity-reducing concept (co-routines include
   subroutines); seek it everywhere.
  -- Alan Perlis, http://www.cs.yale.edu/homes/perlis-alan/quotes.html

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