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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 😊