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Re: A Hurd release

From: Ayden
Subject: Re: A Hurd release
Date: Thu, 06 Jan 2005 16:32:12 -0900

On Thu, 2005-01-06 at 12:52 +0100, Alfred M. Szmidt wrote:
>    Releasing something that's buggy where the developers don't realize
>    it, makes it aggravating.
> This is impossible to achive, no release is bug free.  And all
> maintainers that make releases know that what they release contains
> bugs, somewhere.

Of course, but denying the fact that they are there doesn't help
anybody. Nobody is saying test it extensively to find bugs, just main
things that don't work.

>    At lease with a bug list, it cuts down on the confusion. With a bug
>    list, people know what to expect.
> Known bugs should be fixed before a release, then when people find
> bugs after the release, they report them, and they get fixed.  And a
> bug-fix release is made.
If you try to fix all the bugs before a the release, then by your logic,
the software would never be released. You have to start somewhere.

> Cheers.

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