i'm with cameron, don't use too much time. 3 then 1.

On Tue, Apr 5, 2011 at 6:54 PM, Cameron Hummels <chummels@astro.columbia.edu> wrote:
3 then 1.  I don't know what exists on the Trac site, but unless there
is an outcry to not break with history, there's no reason for you to
bust your butt trying to import a bunch of old stuff.  Maybe just import
the relevant/important stuff.

On 04/05/2011 06:00 PM, Matthew Turk wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> I've tried to get a nice bug import mechanism going to go from the
> existing Trac to BitBucket nicely.  But, the API for BitBucket's bug
> creation mechanism doesn't (currently) let you set the resolution of a
> bug, or the milestone info.
>
> With the new development of Reason, Cameron and I talked about how to
> track future changes, and the idea of using the bug tracker came up.
> I'm a little bit skittish about using the bitbucket one unless we have
> a full import.  But I'm willing to get over that.  So far the bug
> tracker has really only ever been a mechanism to keep track of things,
> never for actual bug reports.  (Maybe this will change?)  I see three
> options for moving to bitbucket:
>
> 1) Import what I can, for history's sake, and then close down Trac.
> 2) Wait for the API to be improved, and for now, don't use the
> bugtracker anywhere.
> 3) Give up, just start over on BitBucket, and leave Trac up but hidden.
>
> Can I get a real quick vote, 1/2/3?  I know that the bug tracker is
> really never used, but I think transitioning to the BB one might
> change that, so I want to make sure we do it right.
>
> Importing the Wiki is a lot easier, because we have very little
> content in the wiki that needs to be retained.  And if we end up
> moving the bugs out of Trac, that whole infrastructure can be
> shuttered.
>
> -Matt
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