[Python-Dev] Community buildbots and Python release quality metrics

Barry Warsaw barry at python.org
Thu Jun 26 23:10:41 CEST 2008

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On Jun 26, 2008, at 12:54 PM, glyph at divmod.com wrote:

> On 04:42 pm, schmir at gmail.com wrote:
>> On Thu, Jun 26, 2008 at 5:33 PM, Guido van Rossum  
>> <guido at python.org> wrote:
>>> an explanation about *why* Django cannot even be imported than a
>>> blanket complaint that this is a disgrace. So why is it?
>> and already discussed:
>> http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-dev/2008-April/078421.html
> Following that trail of breadcrumbs, I ended up here:
>   http://bugs.python.org/issue2235
> with a message from some guy named "Barry Warsaw" (anyone know him?)  
> that says:
> """
> Guido, can you comment on Amaury's latest patch?  I'm going to bump  
> this
> back to critical so as not to hold up 2.6 alpha, but it should be  
> marked
> as a release blocker for the first beta.
> """
> I don't know if this "Barry" guy has the appropriate permissions on  
> the bugtracker to increase priorities, so I've taken the liberty of  
> upgrading it as a release blocker for the _second_ beta ... ;-).   
> So, at least there's been one productive consequence of this  
> discussion.

Glyph, you did the right thing.  I wish there was a way of marking a  
bug "not-release-blocker-for-now" and have it automatically update  
back to blocker at a certain time or after a certain event.

I think it's valid for this issue to block beta2.

- -Barry

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