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Re: [cross-project-issues-dev] FW: [Doug on the Eclipse CDT] New comment on "Eclipse smells kind of dead"???.

that sounds like something that should be cleaned up a la CLOSED/RESOLVED

reminds me of stackoverflow's recent close changes


jesse mcconnell

On Fri, Jul 12, 2013 at 1:06 PM, Igor Fedorenko <ifedorenko@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Just to clarify on terminology I used/implied. WONTFIX is a real
problem which won't be fixed for lack of interest and/or resources.
INVALID when the system works as designed.


On 2013-07-13 12:57 AM, Ed Merks wrote:

I think it's even stronger than that.  In the end, WONTFIX shouldn't
mean "I don't have time or I don't feel like it" but rather "it's
working as designed and changing it isn't what I believe is
appropriate".  As such, even if someone provided a "fix," that's not
what's desired.   Committers have the right and in fact an obligation to
maintain design integrity; sometimes that annoys people.    In any case,
we're not obligated to spend every waking moment of every day to fix
every reported problem, though it sometimes feels that way....


On 12/07/2013 7:26 PM, Igor Fedorenko wrote:
How is this going to help? In most/all cases bugs are not fixed because
nobody comes forward with quality fixes. Weather somebody says "it needs
to be fixed" does not matter unless his/her words are backed up by the


On 2013-07-12 11:50 PM, Ed Willink wrote:

Get a committer from a related but independent project to review the
Bugzilla discussion to form a less prejudiced on view on whether the
WONTFIX is justified.


         Ed Willink

On 12/07/2013 17:25, Doug Schaefer wrote:
It is. And I'm sure there are hate sites for every tool people use.
Eclipse isn't unique that way.

My point is that user experience is so important to our success, we
need to be sensitive to the issues our users are facing. There are a
lot of such issues marked WONTFIX, and CDT is as guilty of that as
anyone. I'm just wondering how we fix it.


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