[Numpy-discussion] Issue Tracking
jason-sage at creativetrax.com
Tue May 1 16:36:53 EDT 2012
On 5/1/12 3:19 PM, Fernando Perez wrote:
> But if you do decide to go with GHI, it should be based on what the
> system is like*today*, not on the hope that it will get better.
> About a month ago they broke label filtering by turning multi-label
> filters into an OR operation, which effectively rendered the labels
> completely useless. Despite reporting it multiple times via their
> support tracker AND speaking in person at someone from GH, it still
> took well over a month or two to fix. For something so simple and so
> essential, I consider that to be atrociously bad response. So don't
> go for GHI on the hope it will get a lot better soon, b/c their recent
> record doesn't support a hopeful viewpoint.
This example indicates that basing your decision on what it is like
*today* may not be valid either. You'd hope that they won't do
something really silly, but you can't change it if they do, and you
can't just keep running the old version of issues to avoid problems
since you don't have control over that either.
Anyway, like everyone else has said, Ralf, Pauli, et. al. are really the
ones to vote in this. Given Fernando's responses, I realize why GHI
still works for us---our small project has me and 2-4 students, and we
all pretty much meet each week to triage issues together, and there are
only about 40 open issues. It's a simple enough project that we need
*something*, but we don't need to spend our time setting up complicated
infrastructure. I do wish we could use Google Code issues with Github
pull requests, though :).
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