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Nicholas Clark
June 11, 2013 13:11
Re: What bugs in (?[ ]) should be fixed in 5.18.1
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On Tue, Jun 11, 2013 at 10:49:05AM +0100, Dave Mitchell wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 10, 2013 at 08:24:12PM -0600, Karl Williamson wrote:
> > We had a go around in 5.16 about fixing bugs in new features, but I
> > don't know that any rules were established.
> My gut feeling is that anything that we *would* have added (had we only
> known it then) during the later stages of code freeze or during the RC's,
> is a candidate for inclusion into maint (except for additional
> considerations of binary compatibility).

If I understand you rightly, by "anything", that's technically not just bug
fixes for functionality, but also "whoops, this new thing really isn't useful
at all without this small extra bit of functionality".

But always considered in terms of "would we have done this during the code

Nicholas Clark

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