[Python-Dev] Goodbye

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Fri Sep 24 17:12:11 CEST 2010

> > But how should a performance improvement be filed? Bug? Feature request?
> > Or should "feature request" be renamed "improvement"?
> It's a feature request (since we won't backport it unless there is a
> genuine performance problem being addressed as a bug fix). Whether
> that warrants changing the name, I don't know.

I think most people won't intuitively file performance issues as
"feature requests", since it doesn't sound like a feature.

>  A third option for
> "other improvement" may also work (since that would also cover things
> like clarifying doc wording, fixing comments, adjusting code to be
> more readable/obviously correct, etc).

But then why not keep a clear categorization of these "other

By the way, doc wording fixes and cosmetic code changes often get
backported. :)



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