PSF Infrastructure has chosen Roundup as the issue tracker for Python development

BJörn Lindqvist bjourne at
Fri Oct 20 23:51:58 CEST 2006

On 10/20/06, Brett Cannon <brett at> wrote:
> At the beginning of the month the PSF Infrastructure committee announced
> that we had reached the decision that JIRA was our recommendation for the
> next issue tracker for Python development.  Realizing, though, that it was a
> tough call between JIRA and Roundup we said that we would be willing to
> switch our recommendation to Roundup if enough volunteers stepped forward to
> help administer the tracker, thus negating Atlassian's offer of free managed
> hosting.
> Well, the community stepped up to the challenge and we got plenty of
> volunteers!  In fact, the call for volunteers has led to an offer for
> professional hosting for Roundup from Upfront Systems.  The committee is

Good times! Mind telling us exactly how many volunteers have stepped
forward? It may be an interesting statistic for how big interest there
is in the "freeness" of software.

mvh Björn

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