Bugs in CPython 3.1.1 [wave.py]

Daniel Fetchinson fetchinson at googlemail.com
Tue Jan 12 15:23:04 CET 2010


>>>> PS: It would be nice if someone(TM) could describe here in detail how to
>>>> properly report errors like this. Of course I'm not going to do it if it
>>>> involves establishing Yet Another Account somewhere. But hopefully it
>>>> doesn't?
>>>>
>>> That's not very public-spirited, is it? Python is open source, remember.
>>> You wouldn't be able to use it if Guido had said "you know, I'm just
>>> going to write this language for myself. It's so much trouble building a
>>> development community ..."
>>>
>>> Give a little something back - create the account, and log the bug. I
>>> promise you'll feel better about yourself ;-)
>>
>> "You will shortly receive an email to confirm your registration. To
>> complete the registration process, visit the link indicated in the email."
>>
>> Yeah, still waiting...
>>
>> And I don't feel better. :-(
>>
>> Oh, mail arriving!
>>
>> Bah, no, t'was from my travel company.
>
> Hm, similar to Google's feedback forms this, just cul de sac: still no mail!
>
> Trying registration again...
>
> For perhaps I wrote incorrect mail address? No. Correct. Anyway...
>
> "Your request is being processed. Please be patient."
>
> Well how f*****g darn patient do they expect me to be?
>
> I've decided: I'm not.
>
> Oh sh**, just as I typed the period above the mail finally arrived. It's
> been,
> let's see,  about 20+ minutes!
>
> And still some miles to go.
>
> Somebody should say THANK YOU for all this effort, pointing out not just the
> bug
> but exactly what needs fixing, not whining about me not wasting half an hour
> on
> going through proper channels after already wasting much time on that bug!

Thanks to this 100% true statement from Brett Cannon there is an easy
way to get rid of your disappointment:


"""
If you are doing open source for anything other than altruistic
reasons you are bound to be disappointed.
"""

HTH,
Daniel


-- 
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