Linked by Andrew Hudson on Mon 20th Jun 2011 17:19 UTC
BeOS & Derivatives Haiku Alpha 3 has been in development for more than 14 months. In that time more than 800 bugs have been identified and fixed, major sections have been updated, applications have been added and updated, and great progress has been made in supporting additional hardware. Here is a summary of updates, more details can be found here. Also inside, interviews with some core Haiku developers.
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RE[2]: Looking Forward to Haiku
by cmchittom on Tue 21st Jun 2011 00:41 UTC in reply to "RE: Looking Forward to Haiku"
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OT: can a native speaker tell me what this means, the sentence construct feels weird: "It should be noted that over 800 bugs closed as fixed since R1 Alpha 2." Thanks.


Bugs can be closed for several reasons, and bug-tracking systems usually give you a way to state the reason a bug was closed. "Fixed" might be one. "Won't fix," "Unreproduceable," and "It's a feature, not a bug" might be others.

Apparently, at least 801 bugs were closed by being marked "Fixed." Obviously it would have been much clearer if they had just said "over 800 bugs were fixed," and left it at that This not so much a native-speaker issue, I think, as a Programmers-aren't-always-the-best-communicators issue.

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