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David E. Wheeler
June 24, 2009 09:25
Re: Perl 5.10.1
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On Jun 24, 2009, at 2:55 AM, David Golden wrote:

> Options:
> (a) ecosystem of many, frequent slightly-dodgy releases, each with
> different bugs

Define "dodgy."

> (b) ecosystem of few, ancient releases, each with different bugs
> I would argue that the number of bugs in (b) is higher than in (a)
> simply due to elapsed time.  Option (a) works when number of bugs
> fixed per release is greater than number of bugs introduced.

I see the problem here: a should have few new bugs, because there  
should be no new features.



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