[IPython-dev] Should I still contribute to IPython ?
jason-sage at creativetrax.com
Tue Dec 18 11:28:54 EST 2012
On 12/18/12 9:12 AM, Thomas Kluyver wrote:
> On 18 December 2012 16:03, Jason Grout <jason-sage at creativetrax.com
> <mailto:jason-sage at creativetrax.com>> wrote:
> If Github had a better issue tracker, it'd be much easier. For example,
> if you could get notifications for certain labels, and if random people
> could add labels (or only add certain types of labels), things would be
> much better.
> Perhaps, but I think we could also make better use of the tools that are
> there on Github. For instance, we could try to assign all bugs as they
> come in. You don't have to personally resolve issues assigned to you,
> but you're the point of contact until it's resolved or reassigned.
> It would certainly be nice if non-core developers - especially bug
> submitters - could do labelling. Maybe we should lobby Github to make
> this possible. They've certainly listened to users in the past.
Fernando has brought this up in the past, but in addition, if there were
any way to have key-value labels like Google Code, plus filters:
that would go a long way to making the issue tracker more usable. To be
fair, filters could be done with service hooks.
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