Re: policy around 'wontfix' bug tag
- Date: Mon, 5 Feb 2018 14:07:47 +0100
- From: Vincent Lefevre <vincent@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: policy around 'wontfix' bug tag
On 2018-02-04 08:22:23 -0500, Michael Stone wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 05, 2018 at 12:48:45AM +1300, Richard Hector wrote:
> > In which case, it should refuse to accept '4/2/2018' at all, right?
> It can't, that would break working scripts. This is the heart of the
> problem: we know the parser is horrible, confusing, and irregular, but any
> attempt to change it will break lots of stuff that depends on the current
It is not rare that the behavior of utilities change and break
scripts. So, why not here, in particular for a good reason?
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