[Python-Dev] Small RFEs and the Bug Tracker

Gregory P. Smith greg at krypto.org
Mon Feb 18 21:54:22 CET 2008

> > >
> > > PEP: -1
> > > tracker: +1
> >
> > I agree. Then we can set some status/keyword when the subject of a RFE
> > is accepted by core developers, saying "if someone proposes a patch,
> > it has a chance to be reviewed and applied".
> > It may incite occasional contributors to work on some of these tasks,
> > confident that their work will not be thrown away in two seconds.
> My issue with keeping the RFEs in the tracker as they are is that it
> artificially inflates the open issue count. Python does not have over
> 1,700 open bugs.
> So I have no issue with keeping the RFEs in the tracker, at some point
> I do want to change how they are represnted so that they are a
> separate things from issues representing bugs and patches.
> -Brett

Sure but thats merely a tracker problem.  Change your count to bugs not
marked as a rfe / feature-request and you've got your real count.  Tracker
entries for rfes are much better than a languid document.
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