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Subject: Re: [boost] [Bug Sprint] Final report for the (late 2010) Bug Sprint
From: Jim Bell (Jim_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-12-07 22:51:53

On 1:59 PM, Simonson, Lucanus J wrote:
> Roland Bock wrote:
>> On 12/07/2010 04:52 PM, Vicente Botet wrote:
>>> Marshall Clow-2 wrote:
>>>> Well, the bug sprint is over. [ But that doesn't mean you have to
>>>> stop fixing bugs if you don't want to! ]
>>>> So - what did people think went well during the bug sprint?
>>>> What went poorly?[...]
>>> [...]
>> As a long distance runner, I'd argue that sprints take you only a few
>> meters and than you have to stop and catch your breath. Measured over
>> a longer period of time, continuous jogging or even walking will take
>> you
>> much further.

That fits with my Boost.Guild philosophy: many people, each contributing
a little.

> If any boost libraries are a long distance from being bug free then we have much bigger problems. I think that as most libraries are only a few meters from closing all their open tickets at any given time [...]

Have you studied the regression matrix? There seem to be quite a few
failures on it. I perceive the distance to be longer, and that we do
have bigger problems.

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