[Tracker-discuss] Creating a Jython tracker

Brett Cannon brett at python.org
Mon Feb 4 21:28:22 CET 2008

On Feb 4, 2008 11:18 AM, Frank Wierzbicki <fwierzbicki at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Feb 3, 2008 5:42 PM, Brett Cannon <brett at python.org> wrote:
> > Sure thing. Just something to realize is that we went through a lot of
> > work as a group to choose Roundup as a tracker. Unless you go with
> > something that is totally self-hosted and run by someone else (and
> > thus needs no volunteers) be careful about jumping for Trac, etc.
> So hosting our own trac is indeed the other contender, and I share
> your concerns.  I read the executive summary for the decision to go
> with Roundup over Trac, etc here:
> http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-dev/2006-October/069139.html
> But it is thin on reasons for not going with Trac.  Does anyone
> remember the particular problems with Trac?  I don't want to stir
> anything up, just looking for some data to use in our decision.

Trac required a huge amount of customization to really become useful.
The default UI, for instance, was no where near as nice as the other
systems. It also seemed the most immature compared to Roundup.


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