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On Wednesday, 16 of April 2008, Willy Tarreau wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 16, 2008 at 12:04:59PM +0930, David Newall wrote:
> > Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> > > Well, even if someone introduces bugs relatively frequently, but then also
> > > works with the reporters and fixes the bugs timely, it's about okay IMO.
> > >
> > This really is not okay. Even if bugs are fixed a version or two later,
> > the impact those bugs have on users makes the system look bad and drives
> > them away. We do not, I believe, want Linux to top the list for "most
> > bugs". It's unprofessional, unreliable and quite undesirable.
>
> that's what -rc are for, and it's unprofessional to use them in production :-)

Exactly.

And BTW, by saying "timely" I meant "in -rc" or "before the next major release".

Thanks,
Rafael


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