[Python-Dev] 2.6 and 3.0 project management

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Sun Mar 16 17:37:45 CET 2008

On Sun, Mar 16, 2008 at 11:19 AM, Benjamin Peterson
<musiccomposition at gmail.com> wrote:
> I don't like the idea of task like items in the main bug tracker.

Why not? Bugs are also tasks, and need to be managed and triaged in
the same way. It might be convenient to have everything in one
tracker. What's your objection? It should be easy enough to search for
tasks or bugs etc.

> I do, however, like the bug tracker interface for this sort of thing. Could we
> start a new instance of the the tracker just for internal development tasks?

I'm not sure how easy it would be to start a new instance, but I
expect setting up the database, configuration etc. would require a
fairly significant amount of work. I'd much rather use existing

> We could change the statuses around to "Work in progress", "Completed",
> "Incomplete", and such. It'd be easy to search for tasks that have to be
> accomplished for a given release.

That would be good for bugs too, actually.

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