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Re: Reenabling Ada by default
Robert Dewar writes:
> Zack Weinberg wrote:
> > It does not matter how few people are qualified to review patches for
> > the Ada front end. The requirement is that patch review occur in
> > public. I am assuming that there is an internal review process; all
> > we are asking is that you do that on an open mailing list so that
> > others can observe.
> The internal review process very often involves proprietary customer
> information, so generally this kind of opening up is not possible.
> Remember that the great majority of bugs that are being fixed by
> AdaCore are from customers with proprietary code.
The same was true when I worked at Cygnus. We sometimes had to write
independent test cases that would show bugs in order to demonstrate
problems to the rest of the gcc community.