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From:
Dave Mitchell
Date:
June 10, 2018 20:59
Subject:
Re: [perl #132142] Bleadperl v5.27.3-34-gf6107ca24b breaksMLEHMANN/AnyEvent-HTTP-2.23.tar.gz
Message ID:
20180610205918.GL26559@iabyn.com
On Sun, Jun 10, 2018 at 08:52:25PM +0200, Andreas Koenig wrote:
> After some digging I finally found the original tickets that started
> this story. Enjoy the timeline below that now provides the for so long
> missing piece. It would be cool if it could help this issue receive the
> appropriate amount of fairness.

I am genuinely puzzled by your email. In what way do you feel that this
issue is currently not receiving "the appropriate amount of fairness",
and in what way do you feel that the provided links help in improving
fairness?

In particular, reading through the 2004 ticket in its entirety only
confirms in my mind that the work I did on in-place sort back then was
intended as an internal optimisation to save memory memory and CPU, and I
am still of the opinion that if, back in 2004 someone had pointed out that
my optimisation failed to strengthen weak refs, then I would have regarded
it as a bug and fixed it.

-- 
Technology is dominated by two types of people: those who understand what
they do not manage, and those who manage what they do not understand. 

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