[Python-Dev] SourceForge Download Page, Subversion Home Page

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Sat Jan 28 19:46:40 CET 2006

Fredrik Lundh wrote:
> instead of spending more time and creativity on a sourceforge account
> that's only used for tracking, how about moving the trackers to python.org ?

That's an old plan. It failed so far because no volunteer ever appeared
to make it happen (actually, some did appear, but didn't actually make
it happen).

Notice that any such moving would have to carry over the existing
tracker items; any volunteer should be available for hand-holding after
the move occurs. Groups of people would be better than individual

> there are at least two "powered-by-python" alternatives that are vastly
> better than source-forge's tracker: roundup, which just went 1.0:
>     http://cheeseshop.python.org/pypi/roundup/1.0

Guido's preference is on roundup.

> and trac,
>     http://www.edgewall.com/trac/
> which almost everyone is using these days...

Barry Warsaw favours Jira as a tracker.


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