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10-12-2010 @ 1:25PM
I'm always wondering what goes wrong when it goes from ptr to live. Not saying sloppy job or anything, just wondering how going from PTR build to live causes this much errors everytime. Do they make some final changes that wont go to ptr that suddenly break a lot of that?Also dont overuse the deathwing bubble, I'm already little "oh look its him :I " about it*hides*
10-12-2010 @ 1:27PM
Next time they'll use it Deathwing will say "Stop overquoting me!"
10-12-2010 @ 1:59PM
I am already tired of it. It's been used what, 10 times now?
10-12-2010 @ 3:23PM
Yeah... they should use the dreamy gnome pic, thinking of Deathwing saying something.
10-12-2010 @ 3:29PM
Well, some of the issues were probably known for some time but simply didn't get a high enough priority to be fixed before the patch went live.Most software is released with some known bugs. Even for something like deploying a patch like this you have to put some processes in motion some time before the chosen date and it's not a trivial matter to change that date.So, a few weeks ago, Bliz looked at the list of outstanding bugs on the PTR and picked a date to release the live patch. Then they prioritized all the outstanding bugs and went to work on them. When the date got close, they had to look at the remaining list of bugs and decide if any of the ones left were serious enough to stop the deployment process. And in this case, none of them were. So the software was released with known issues.
10-12-2010 @ 4:20PM
The PTR allowed blizz to find the bugs- they were just too much work (or are going to be replaced anyway once cata hits). Deciding whether or not to fix bugs is a cost/benefit analysis- Blizz decided that these just weren't worth delaying the patch over.
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