[Numpy-discussion] Issue Tracking

Benjamin Root ben.root at ou.edu
Sun May 6 00:00:16 EDT 2012

On Saturday, May 5, 2012, Charles R Harris wrote:

> On Sat, May 5, 2012 at 8:50 PM, Benjamin Root <ben.root at ou.edu<javascript:_e({}, 'cvml', 'ben.root at ou.edu');>
> > wrote:
>> On Saturday, May 5, 2012, Pauli Virtanen wrote:
>>> 05.05.2012 22:53, Ralf Gommers kirjoitti:
>>> [clip]
>>> >     would be great to get it done by end of June.    To Charles' list
>>> >     and Ralf's suggestions, I would add setting up a server that can
>>> >     relay pull requests to the mailing list.
>>> >
>>> > Don't know if you saw this, but it looks like Pauli is pretty far along
>>> > in fixing this problem:
>>> >
>>> http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.comp.python.numeric.general/49551/focus=49744
>>> The only thing missing is really only the server configuration ---
>>> new.scipy.org could in principle do that, but its mail system seems to
>>> be configured so that it cannot send mail to the MLs. So, someone with
>>> roots on the machine needs to step up.
>>>        Pauli
>> Just a quick lesson from matplotlib's migration of sourceforge bugs to
>> github issues. Darren Dale did an excellent job with only a few hitches.
>> The key one is that *every* issue migrated spawns a new email. This got old
>> very fast. Second, because Darren did the migration, he became author for
>> every single issue. He then got every single status change of every issue
>> that we triaged the following few weeks.
>>  We don't hear much from Darren these days... I suspect the men in the
>> white coats took him away...
> Uh oh. We are short on developers as is... Which brings up a question, do
> people need a github account to open an issue?
> Chuck

Last time I checked, yes. But this hasn't seemed to slow things down for us.

Ben Root

P.S. - there are probably ways around the issues I described. I just
mentioning them so that whoever prepares the migration could look out for
those problems.
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