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Table 5 Metrics related to patch efficiency under both traditional and rapid releases

From: Patch rejection in Firefox: negative reviews, backouts, and issue reopening

  Traditional Rapid Significance
Time to submission (days) 1.3 0.9 ***
(inappropriate patch) 4.9 4.5 **
(supplementary patch) 0.8 0.8  
Time to commit (days) 11.1 5.4 ***
(inappropriate patch) 22.2 10.1 ***
(supplementary patch) 3.4 1.6 ***
Time to closing (days) 15.9 7.7 ***
(inappropriate patch) 20.7 14.3 ***
(supplementary patch) 2.8 2.1 *