The Problems of Perl: The Future of Bugzilla
gerv at mozilla.org
Tue May 15 13:44:19 UTC 2007
Thank you for your apology.
Aaron Trevena wrote:
> I've just tried to point out (sometimes in an ill-tempered or harsh
> manner, I'm afraid), that the problem is social rather than technical
> in nature, and the solution is to learn to write code better, rather
> than write the same bad code in a new language.
I think it would be really, really cool if some of the gurus in the Perl
world were to spend some time looking at Bugzilla and making
constructive suggestions, in bang-for-buck order, about what we might
change about our code or our processes to make live easier for
developers or users. Yes, it would take some time - at least a few hours
for each person - but it would be a wonderful service that the Perl
community could perform to benefit (indirectly) the free software
community as a whole.
Aaron, if you have the contacts and could arrange something like this,
perhaps on a Saturday afternoon one weekend with all the people in an
IRC channel (so the Bugzilla developers can answer the Perl gurus'
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