[Python-Dev] Bug day outcome
amk at amk.ca
Sun Jun 6 08:31:25 EDT 2004
The bug day yesterday was a success, despite ending four hours early
when SourceForge CVS stopped working and didn't come back. (So, are
we thinking of running our own CVS/SVN/whatever server?)
About eight people showed up; attendance was probably reduced because
some people are at the EuroPython sprints working on other things.
That's still enough people to get a significant amount of work done.
The last bug summary said there were 762 open bugs. 30 bugs (= 4%)
were closed during the bug day, and
http://www.python.org/moin/PythonBugDayStatus lists 14 more bugs that
need to be reviewed by a core developer and possibly committed.
IMHO the bug day was a success, and we should have a few more of them
before 2.4final. Notes for the next one:
* Perhaps the next one could be on the second weekend in July (the
10th/11th). Or should we try to have it before the first alpha is
* This one was originally supposed to be 12 hours long, but that's
really too long for the organizer to keep focus :).
The next one should be just eight hours.
* The inability for random third-party developers to attach patches to
bugs was an annoyance, not a serious problem; I attached a few files
for developers who weren't able to do it themselves. Still, I hope
the PSF pushes forward on the Roundup work.
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