[Mono-dev] System.Json string handling

Miguel de Icaza miguel at xamarin.com
Mon Sep 22 13:50:10 UTC 2014

> Tru dat.  However, when broken stuff doesn't get fixed, it drives users
> away.  I'll cite myself as an example:  We've had a pull request
> outstanding since April https://github.com/mono/mono/pull/1004, prior to
> which, SslStream is simply unusable (mono SslStream server is incompatible
> with mono SslStream client).

This is a side effect of us getting lazy.

We used GitHub's "assign" feature, to assign this contribution to be
reviewed by someone.

But the fact that GitHub has the feature does not mean that we have made it
a part of our process to review those contributions.  In general, GitHub
produces too much noise, and I know of too many people that just filter
those notifications to a folder that goes unattended for years.

Perhaps the best thing to do is to file a companion bug, and raise the
priority of that bug to "major" whenever a patch is available, to trigger a

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