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From:
Reini Urban
Date:
March 21, 2020 20:57
Subject:
Re: bug fix for absent author of
Message ID:
CAHiT=DHNEybOxkDfibEZ2+OXmsLq7vEvzFEesNyuN4ZjPbVwxA@mail.gmail.com
Neil Bowers <neil.bowers@cogendo.com> schrieb am Sa., 21. März 2020, 21:20:

> Hi L,
>
> > I was trying to use something that had Text::Quote as a dependency.
> > It has a bug in its test involving a string compare on floating
> > point values (for 2/3) that generates different output on machines
> > with different # bits for floating point.
> >
> > The bug was filed 6 years ago and is still in New state.
> >
> > Attached is a patch and .zip which seems to fix the problem.
> >
> > Maintainers: NEILB, YVES
> >
> > How would this replace the current module+test?
>
> A good approach is to reply on RT, and include your patch in RT.
>
> I’m pretty sure the person who most recently released it has a github
> repo, so you could also consider going the extra mile and doing a pull
> request. But probably best be patient, as like most of the world, he
> probably has other concerns right now.
>


Neil, it's you, not Yves.


> Maybe if he’s done nothing in a week or two, email him a nudge?
>

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