[squeak-dev] Mantis #7695

H. Hirzel hannes.hirzel at gmail.com
Fri Sep 14 11:00:09 UTC 2012

On 9/14/12, Chris Muller <asqueaker at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Interesting, though completely wrong ;)

I assume the comment was influenced Bert's German style communication
habits. In their culture this is perfectly doable, even polite,  to be
short and straight. However in this context I would have preferred as
well some more elaboration...

But Bert put into perspective by the smiley to cater for a more
international audience.

>From a business point of view this was an excellent job of you all.
Fixing a bug nobody could have done alone. This problem has been
around for many years!

I hope to see more cooperation like this in the upcoming weeks as we
move towards the release of 4.4 in October. We want it  to really be
stable. (This type of comment however would more belong to Frank)

> It couldn't be "completely" wrong since locking the image is a lot
> more wrong than not.

Sure. Identifying the method were the corrective action has to take
place is narrowing down the problem from ten thousands of lines to
just 10..20.

>> I just pushed a fix. It simply takes evaluating the alarm out of the
>> critical section. Now the error shows just fine.
>> Don't know how to reproduce your double-firing problem.
> The double-firing doesn't seem to happen with your fix.  Thanks!  I'm
> really glad to be able to put this lurking spectre bed.


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