inactive issues

Thomas Tuegel ttuegel at
Tue Apr 21 18:27:00 UTC 2015

On Wed, Feb 25, 2015 at 1:53 PM, Thomas Tuegel <ttuegel at> wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 25, 2015 at 12:21 PM, lennart spitzner
> <lsp at> wrote:
>> I am not convinced. how does closing ~40 out of ~700 open tickets make
>> the contributors more effective? that demand exceeds resources is
>> true, but it is no argument for closing issues. many of the issues
>> represent sensible ideas for features that do not need new feedback.

At the risk of beating a dead horse, I just wanted to point out an
exchange on Twitter [1] which _proves_ that having a large number of
open tickets discourages our users from opening new issues when they
encounter bugs, even severe performance regressions.

I recommend, if you think there is any reason to believe an issue is
inactive, close it! We can always re-open issues if the re-occur.

Thomas Tuegel

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