I have noticed at the dev.rubyonrails.org site that many tickets with
pretty clear-cut bug reports/patches or feature enhancements don’t get
any attention. They sit there for months at a time. Why is this? Are
tickets from those that are not in rails-core deprioritized? Are there
just not enough people that have the power to act on tickets? I know
it’s not lack of test cases because I see tickets with test cases
attached that are also ignored.
It seems like just some sort of response would be helpful, even if it is
as simple as “we are not going to add/fix this at this time”.
http://dev.rubyonrails.org/ticket/4807 (this got a response, but no