[development] Drupal 4.7.0 beta2 / rc?

Vernon Mauery vernon-drupal at mauery.com
Wed Dec 14 16:18:55 UTC 2005

Piotr Krukowiecki wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 14, 2005 at 11:36:58AM +0100, Dries Buytaert wrote:
>>  1. When do we release a second beta (or a release candidate)?   
>>Given the number of critical/annoying bugs we fixed since beta 1 has  
>>been released, I think a second beta might be in order.  The sooner,  
>>the better?
> Yes. Even now.
>>  2. The number of bugs that need fixing grows steadily: http:// 
>>projects=3060&versions=9728&states=1,8,13,14,2.  How do we encourage  
>>more people to help fix bugs?  How do we help people fix bugs?
> chx should pay not for finding bugs, but for providing patches that are
> accepted, imo.
> The ideal solution would be, imo: 
> - if you reported a bug and core developer provided a fix - you get a
>   point
> - if you reported a bug, but someone else provided a patch - you get
>   nothing (or 0.5 point, or something). points go to the person who
>   provided the fix.

I think it is important for both finders and fixers to get rewarded.  Not
everyone can code.  But it is very important to have a wide user base to test
the code and the reward for finding bugs encourages a wider base.



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