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From:
Dave Mitchell
Date:
October 31, 2003 11:55
Subject:
Re: Missing patches again (@21574)
Message ID:
20031031195535.GB29327@fdgroup.com
On Fri, Oct 31, 2003 at 07:37:16PM +0000, Nicholas Clark wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 29, 2003 at 01:23:17PM -0800, Ilya Zakharevich wrote:
> > The following patchesa are not applied as of yesterday:
> > 
> > a) The db-hash.t chunk at
> >   http://www.xray.mpe.mpg.de/mailing-lists/perl5-porters/2002-12/msg00568.html
> > 
> > b) The debugger patch at
> >   http://www.xray.mpe.mpg.de/mailing-lists/perl5-porters/2003-09/msg01528.html
> 
> We (p5p) are bad at this.
> 
> Would it be a good idea if perl5 adopted the same policy as parrot -
> 
>   *all* patches should be sent to RT, rather than the list

So they can instead get lost among the 1400 unresolved bug reports? :-(

Personally I'd prefer the simple mechanism that if they haven't been
applied after a week or two, the submitter should just email a reminder
to p5p.

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