Should non-security 2.7 bugs be fixed?

Cecil Westerhof Cecil at decebal.nl
Sun Jul 19 22:05:09 CEST 2015


On Sunday 19 Jul 2015 21:01 CEST, Ian Kelly wrote:

> On Sun, Jul 19, 2015 at 10:10 AM, Cecil Westerhof <Cecil at decebal.nl> wrote:
>> On Sunday 19 Jul 2015 15:42 CEST, Mark Lawrence wrote:
>>
>>> On 19/07/2015 03:13, Terry Reedy wrote:
>>>> On 7/18/2015 7:50 PM, Devin Jeanpierre wrote:
>>>>> to 2.7, surely bug fixes are also allowed?
>>>>
>>>> Of course, allowed.  But should they be made, and if so, by who?
>>>
>>> The people who want the fixes.
>>
>> Babies want clean diapers. So babies have to change diapers
>> themselves?
>
> Poor analogy. Babies need others to change their diapers for them
> because they're not capable of doing it for themselves.

That is why I think it is good analogy. I think that most of the users
of 2.7 who would be delighted with fixes would have no idea how to get
those fixes into 2.7.

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Cecil Westerhof
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