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LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 23, 2013
An "enum" for Python 3
An unexpected perf feature
LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 16, 2013
A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
Even if Emacs has no bug tracker, it has incredibly responsive developers. The five odd bugs I
ran into (using CVS-Emacs) were usually resolved within hours by RMS and other developers.
Clearly much better than any bug tracker.
Posted Jan 11, 2008 0:11 UTC (Fri) by jamesh (guest, #1159)
That is great news for the bugs you found, but there is more to it than that.
If the developers had been busy at the time and couldn't work on it immediately, are you sure
that they wouldn't have lost your report?
When the developers are preparing a release, do they know what problems are fixed? Do they
know what problems haven't been fixed?
When a new issue is reported, do the developers have a way of deciding how important it is
relative to the other open issues?
These sorts of things are very useful when deciding what problems to fix or making a release.
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