Python to use a non open source bug tracker?

Steve Holden steve at
Thu Oct 5 08:29:29 CEST 2006

Ilias Lazaridis wrote:
> Giovanni Bajo wrote:
>>I just read this mail by Brett Cannon:
>>where the "PSF infrastracture committee", after weeks of evaluation, recommends
>>using a non open source tracker (called JIRA - never heard before of course)
>>for Python itself.
>>Does this smell "Bitkeeper fiasco" to anyone else than me?
>>Giovanni Bajo
> Fascinating.
> The python foundation suggests a non-python non-open-source bugtracking
> tool for python.
> It's like saying: "The python community is not able to produce the
> tools needed to drive development of python forward."
> Anyway. The whole selection process is intransparent.
> The commitee should have stated "goals" and "requirements" with a
> public verification of the tools against them.
Is there any stick in the known universe that you will grasp the *right* 
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