Should non-security 2.7 bugs be fixed?

breamoreboy at gmail.com breamoreboy at gmail.com
Sun Jul 19 20:44:10 CEST 2015


On Sunday, July 19, 2015 at 7:28:15 PM UTC+1, Rick Johnson wrote:
> On Sunday, July 19, 2015 at 12:55:06 PM UTC-5, Mark Lawrence wrote:
> > I don't think so, I know.  If they want the patches that
> > badly and can't do it themselves they'll have to grin and
> > bear it, or do a bit of begging, or pay somebody to do it
> > for them. 
> 
> It's all about the effing money then? So the barriers are not a
> bug, but a feature? Mr. Gates would be *SO* proud!

No, it's simply that nobody can force volunteers to back port something when they're just not interested in doing the work, for whatever reason.  Hence my statement above, of which you have focussed on the last eight words.


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