Python to use a non open source bug tracker?

Georg Brandl g.brandl-nospam at gmx.net
Thu Oct 5 10:27:14 CEST 2006


Ilias Lazaridis wrote:
> Giovanni Bajo wrote:
>> Hello,
>>
>> I just read this mail by Brett Cannon:
>> http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-dev/2006-October/069139.html
>> 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.

Actually, it suggests two bugtracking tools, one of them written in
Python.

> It's like saying: "The python community is not able to produce the
> tools needed to drive development of python forward."

No, it's saying: "if the Python community is able to provide the
required amount of time to do the admin work, we'll use the
tool written in Python."

> Anyway. The whole selection process is intransparent.

Steve has already pointed you to the wiki page.

Georg



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