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David E. Wheeler
June 24, 2009 09:45
Re: Perl 5.10.1
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On Jun 24, 2009, at 7:39 AM, David Golden wrote:

> But is it really any worse than today in terms of the end result?
> Today everything gets merged willy-nilly and no one knows if things
> are really stable or not.  There's no responsibility for stability --
> it's commit and pray and then the pumpking pays for it.
> If a merge proves bad, rip it right back out, chastise the author and
> make them provide more evidence of stability in the future before
> accepting their merges.

I'm completely with you and Aristotle on this stuff. To my mind, the  
project needs a more conservative approach to maintenance. The current  
conservatism is in the wrong place!



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