planning ntpsec 0.9.1 release at about 7pm PST tonight

Mark Atwood fallenpegasus at
Tue Jan 26 04:02:33 UTC 2016

Would it make sense to add a "low hanging fruilt" section to dev/TODO and
put these in it

or else put each of these in with
an issue weight of "2", designating 2 as "low hanging fruit".


On Mon, Jan 25, 2016 at 7:27 PM Eric S. Raymond <esr at> wrote:

> Mark Atwood <fallenpegasus at>:
> > I leave it to each of your judgement and coordination, Eric and Hal.  I
> am
> > not technically qualified to assign them.  :)
> OK, I'll take that as "both", then.  Hal, would you look over the
> Classic fixes for the stuff on the list (2845 2882 2772 2948 2939 2935
> 2937 2814 2829 2887 2958 2962) and pick five or six you think
> you can do easily?  Then I'll triage the rest and post a non-overlapping
> list.  Any hard ones we can defer to a second pass
> (Now I'm trying to think forward to expanding our developer pool.)
> Mark, if we've got any n00bs you want to start training, I think
> almost all of these fix transplants are in the not-hard category.  The
> main difference is that a n00b would do this sort of thing more slowly
> and with effort, as opposed to blowing through it as rapidly as Hal or
> myself.  But since none of these are super-urgent and they're
> bite-sized tasks, that's an opportunity.
> Susan, do you have any New Guard people you think might be ready to write
> C systems code in ... hm, not the deep end, but not the kiddie pool
> either. :-)
> --
>                 <a href="">Eric S. Raymond</a>
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