Quoth [EMAIL PROTECTED] (David Fetter):
> On Fri, Aug 04, 2006 at 02:37:56PM -0700, Neil Conway wrote:
>> On Fri, 2006-08-04 at 12:40 -0700, David Fetter wrote:
>> > While I am not going to reopen the can of worms labeled 'bug
>> > tracker', I think it would be good to have a little more formality
>> > as far as claiming items goes.
>> > What say?
>> I think this is a good plan for adding additional process overhead,
>> and getting essentially nothing of value in return. I'm not
>> convinced there's a problem in need of solving here...
> Perhaps you'd like to explain how big a burden on the developer it is
> to send an once a week, that being what I'm proposing here.
> As far as the "problem in need of solving," it's what Andrew Dunstan
> referred to as "splendid isolation," which is another way of saying,
> "letting the thing you've taken on gather dust while people think
> you're working on it."

It seems to me once a week is a bit too often to demand, particularly
when trying to "herd cats."

A burden of once a month may seem more reasonable.
let name="cbbrowne" and tld="gmail.com" in name ^ "@" ^ tld;;
"If you  pick up a starving dog  and make him prosperous,  he will not
bite you; that  is the principal difference between a  dog and a man."
-- Mark Twain

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