[Inpycon] Issue / Task Tracking for Pycon India

Anand Chitipothu anandology at gmail.com
Tue Feb 15 04:25:46 CET 2011

2011/2/15 Dhananjay Nene <dhananjay.nene at gmail.com>:
> All,
> One of the first things I tried to look at is the availability of a hosted /
> SaaS offering for Issue / Task Tracking.  Note: self hosting is something I
> would really like to avoid to save time and energy.
> Here are some of the tools I explored and did not find necessarily good
> enough (at least in my individual opinion)
> a. Manymoon - 25M limit
> b. Lighthouse - 100M limit (thought I think 100 M should be good enough for
> us).
> c. Todoyou - too enterprisey
> d. Deskaway and Unfuddle (and many others such as Basecamp as well) - From
> what I remember they allowed too few users or too little disk space for the
> free edition. I would imagine we will need approx 25 users to be setup.
> e. PivotalTracker - perhaps too heavily focused on user stories/milestones
> and in general the agile way.
> The ones which seemed Ok were :
> a. Jira, by atlassian. - I've used it in the past. Its very good. Has a
> relatively sharp software focus. Requires qualification as a organisation to
> use it in a free manner. That is being pursued to see if it works for us.
> Else extremely expensive.
> b. Assembla - based on Trac but now substantially different. (Python users
> might sense additional satisfaction of it being python :) ). Software
> focused. In general quite nice and full featured. Some amount of agile
> focus.
> c. NoKahuna - Exceptionally simple with minimalist task tracking. The
> minimalism could influence negatively in a few places (though it just seems
> extraordinarily cute).
> Note that both for Assembla and NoKahuna (and Lighthouse) - I was intending
> to use the Public repository - the one where all data is in the open in
> order to qualify for the $0 amount, a constraint which might seem like a
> feature perhaps in a context like Pycon India.
> Thoughts, comments are welcome.

How about github?

I've never seen anything simpler than that.


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