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Re: policy around 'wontfix' bug tag




Michael Stone (2018-02-04):
> Well, it's not particularly convenient for people to have to constantly
> wonder why the parser isn't doing what they think it should do. I've been
> getting the questions and bug reports for 20 years, so trust me when I say
> that people have trouble predicting the output of a given input.
<snip>

All you describe is convenience for programmatic use. As I explained,
this parser is meant for interactive use. For interactive use,
flexibility and natural language are a convenience.

Regards,

-- 
  Nicolas George

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