Last one on this topic.
But no! Francis got angry enough to
fix the underlying problem. He split the script authentication out of
, so we no longer use
lp.testing – or subunit – in production. The
patch missed a
but that was easily fixed.
Launchpad is rolling out regularly as ever, and my zope.testing upgrade is lying snug in the trunk.
Lessons? I guess that anger is a powerful and constructive force in programming. That help from someone else is valuable for both the help itself and for the boost in motivation that it brings. That software is plain hard. That crying “Lean, Lean” isn’t enough.