[Chicago] Trac?

Ted Pollari tcp at uchicago.edu
Thu Sep 28 22:01:43 CEST 2006

On Sep 28, 2006, at 12:40 PM, Adrian Holovaty wrote:

> We've been using Trac with the Django project since it was open- 
> sourced in
> July 2005, and we used Trac internally for a couple of months  
> before that.
> See http://code.djangoproject.com.
> Trac quite nicely integrates Subversion with the Web. My favorite  
> bit is how
> you can set it up so that putting the message "Fixed #123" in the  
> Subversion
> commit message will automatically close the ticket in the Trac  
> ticket system.

On Sep 28, 2006, at 1:02 PM, Peter Fein wrote:
> We've been using it for our inhouse development for almost 2 years  
> (since 0.8,
> IIRC) and are *very* happy.  The subversion integration is  
> excellent, esp.
> when using a post-commit hook to comment/close tickets from svn log  
> messages.
> Customization in the 0.9 series is a lot better - it's pretty easy to
> add/remove fields to fit your group's working methodology.  The  
> reporting
> system is pretty nice too.  Built-in syntax highlighting's nice  
> too.  If
> you're using the SQLite backend, back up is almost trivial (and  
> worth doing,
> since you'll soon find that all of your non-source-code IP is in your
> tickets/wiki).

Thanks.  I'm sold on trying it for our projects, or at least starting  
down that road.


Ted Pollari
Research Programmer
Department of Health Studies
The University of Chicago
tcp at uchicago.edu

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