Re: [gsoc] Re: E-Mail related to stm

From: Jorge Vargas <>
Date: Thu, 12 Mar 2009 02:00:25 -0400

Hello Christoph,

You actually missed my email for at most a flew hours. I'll reply to
your email in that thread to keep things unified.

On Wed, Mar 11, 2009 at 4:08 AM, Christoph Lohmann <> wrote:
> Greetings,
> I weren't subscribed to this mailinglist, but have seen the
> request about stm on the mailinglist archive. Changes to the
> wiki entry about stm were pushed this morning, but the sand-
> box doesn't seem to represent the preview repository anymore.
> About stm: The suckless ticket management system should solve
> the problem of a topic related time tracking system (TTS),
> which collects tickets / topics. All of these tickets can
> have a status and the system should be attachable to as
> much suckless communication ways as possible (easily doable
> by supporting a pipe) – the alarm response system (ARS / IRS).
> Alltogether this is a tracking and response system (TRS).
> The acronyms were only added to hype our Google ranking.
> My idea of the project is to use a source control management
> (SCM) as the backend database per topic, having a simple file
> format as tickets and for the sake of fun adding some obscure
> interfaces (pipe!) to do the tracking. I'm into telephony and
> µcontroller programming these days, so this could get fun.
> Two suckless rules need to be broken for a more broader usage
> of the system: The user should not have to know about the
> backend scm, to set stm up and writing some higher language
> (Python, Perl, Ruby …) libraries should be easily doable or
> implemented, if we have time.
> I'm interested in hearing other ideas about how to solve the
> TTS, ARS, IRS and TRS problems. ;)
> Sincerely,
> Christoph Lohmann
Received on Thu Mar 12 2009 - 06:00:25 UTC

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