[wp-hackers] Bug Rot
wp-hackers at nj-arp.org
Sun Dec 9 07:57:41 GMT 2007
>What more fun can you get out of coding than writing code
>that tests code! Eh.
I have 27 years of software engineering experience, and the thing I hate the
most is writing test code.
Or are you being sarcastic?
>it completely sucks to spend the time to write a patch and
>then have it rejected.
Agreed. It's not so much of a pride thing as spending a lot of time on
something just to see it go to waste. Especially when I've seen lead
developers put untested patches in the trunk.
I've never been on a project with such lack of supervision in my 27 years.
It would be nice if someone in a position of responsibility could say, "Go
work on this, we want to put it in," so you know the work wouldn't be
wasted. But that doesn't happen, and it makes me wonder if I want to be
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