Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 22nd Jul 2009 12:29 UTC, submitted by lemur2
KDE The KDE project has announced that it has reached its one millionth commit to its Subversion repository, indicating that the KDE project is very healthy indeed. "This is a wonderful milestone for KDE," said Cornelius Schumacher, President of the KDE e.V. Board of Directors, "It is the result of years of hard work by a large, diverse, and talented team that has come together from all over the globe to develop one of the largest and most comprehensive software products in the world."
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Sounds impressive but I would like to see more bugs fixed instead of "the next big plasma applet". The number of open bugs is probably the same as the number of commits and it's a shame some bugs have been open for years (even when people vote for them).

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I completely agree with this, but it is a shame some KDE fan boy has modded you down ..

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siride Member since:

He was modded down for being incorrect. The KDE devs do spend a lot of time fixing bugs, but KDE is a big project and so will have a lot of bugs. That's just the way it is. Also, old bugs aren't going to be fixed because they apply to KDE 3.5 and that is no longer being developed or supported (despite some distros still using it).

Here is what Bugzilla shows for the last 7 days:

Notice how half of the projects/components have actually closed more bugs than were open at the start of the week?

And for the last 31:

It's a little bit worse, but not by much. Plasma, while having a net increase of 68 bugs, still closed well over 600 bugs in one month. That's a pretty big deal.

So to say that they aren't fixing bugs is just nonsense.

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