david at mandrakesoft.com
Thu Sep 19 09:04:49 BST 2002
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On Thursday 19 September 2002 09:20, Alexander Kellett wrote:
> It's quite "obvious" to me also that kmail's development strategy is
> not working given kde 3.0 shipped with a severe imap bug. I therefore
> very much doubt that this conservatism is really worth it.
Oh come on, bugs happen. (Everyone please stop throwing mud to the
face of the KMail developers!).
KWord in KOffice-1.1 had a very severe printing bug - letters got squashed
against each other, nobody could print anything with it. Does that mean
the development strategy was wrong? No, it was a simple and stupid bug,
and we released 1.1.1 to fix it (and other things).
> Has anyone considering writing interface test suites for the lower-level
> layers in kmail?, imo regression testing should just be a standard
> for a project were the users rely so much on stability.
I agree very much with regression testing though, _that's_ the way
to avoid such bugs in releases - independently from the "development
David FAURE, david at mandrakesoft.com, faure at kde.org
Contributing to: http://www.konqueror.org/, http://www.koffice.org/
Get the latest KOffice - http://download.kde.org/stable/koffice-1.2/
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