Re: [dev] GSoC 2010

From: Uriel <>
Date: Thu, 4 Mar 2010 23:19:01 +0100

I will note that one of the original goals for creating werc was to
help build a sane replacement for the kinds of things trac does,
including bug tracking. I would be happy to mentor any project that
works in that direction.


On Wed, Mar 3, 2010 at 9:53 AM, Anselm R Garbe <> wrote:
> Another idea that I'd like to push this year is the creation of a
> suckless issue tracking/bug tracking system. All existing systems suck
> and it is still a burden for projects and small businesses to track
> bugs or customer issues in less sucking ways. The existing
> alternatives are all a big desgrace, can't speak of those commercial
> ones, but I guess they ain't any better than the floss ones.
> Approaches like trac do too many things, and hence fail at doing issue
> tracking right. A friend pointed me to the debian bug tracking system
> ( and I must admit I kind of
> like parts of it.
> I think it is a strong requirement for a decent issue tracker to have
> a decent mail integration, people don't want to use hairy web
> interfaces and developers or customer relation staff doesn't wants to
> use them either -- RT for instance is good in the mail integration,
> but it does too many things and has a bad web interface that really
> sucks.
> Kind regards,
> Anselm
Received on Thu Mar 04 2010 - 22:19:01 UTC

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