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Subject: Re: [boost] [Bug Sprint] Final report for the (late 2010) Bug Sprint
From: Roland Bock (rbock_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-12-08 01:25:08

On 12/08/2010 04:51 AM, Jim Bell wrote:
> 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.
Yes, the question is how to attract people to contribute? And, as Edward
pointed out, make sure their contributions are actually merged into trunk?

>> 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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