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AW: A proposal...



> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: Stefan Eissing <stefan.eissing@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Gesendet: Montag, 23. April 2018 17:08
> An: dev@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Betreff: Re: A proposal...
> 
> Such undocumented and untested behaviour, which nevertheless is
> considered a regression, cannot be avoided, since it cannot be
> anticipated by people currently working on those code parts. This is a
> legacy of the past, it seems, which we can only overcome by breakage and
> resulting, added test cases.
> 
> > In other words: nothing backported unless it also involves some
> changes to the Perl test framework or some pretty convincing reasons why
> it's not required.
> 
> See above, this will not fix the unforeseeable breakage that results
> from use cases unknown and untested.
> 

Agreed. Even if do perfect testing for all new stuff it will take time until we see positive results as the past will hurt us here for a while. So we shouldn't give up too fast if do not see positive results immediately 😊

Regards

Rüdiger