On Sun, 2008-11-30 at 18:45 -0600, Raphael Geissert wrote: > [I would appreciate if you respected the CoC] > > 2008/11/30 Ben Hutchings <email@example.com>: > [...] > > > > php5 had an RC bug open with an obvious fix available for 3 weeks. The > > What looks obvious to you may not be obvious to the others, please > refrain from making such statements. > > > fix was to remove code that was not even being built, so it was > > low-risk. Why exactly should I have hesitated to NMU? > > As already stated by Steve: because of devref 5.11.1, and because of > mere courtesy. You're right, I'm sorry. 7.2.2 actually contradicts 5.11.1, but I accept that I should have either notified my intent to NMU or used the delayed queue. > Also, the issue affects all versions of php from php3 to php5. Then please assign clones of the bug to php3 and php4. > So in > case you are interested in "fixing" the whole problem then deal with > the copies at archive.d.o, snapshot.d.n, and master. I don't believe there is quite the same concern over commercial distribution there. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings Klipstein's 4th Law of Prototyping and Production: A fail-safe circuit will destroy others.
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