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Re: Why Emacs needs a modern bug tracker

From: Eric S. Raymond
Subject: Re: Why Emacs needs a modern bug tracker
Date: Sat, 5 Jan 2008 16:26:43 -0500
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.15+20070412 (2007-04-11)

Chris Ball <address@hidden>:
> Just for the record, DVCS-based bug databases *do* exist, and allow the
> offline working we're looking for while also allowing a user-friendly
> web-based interface.  The two interfaces can exist without friction --
> it's a distributed VCS, and the web interface becomes just one more
> repository performing push and pull operations on the master database.
> One such bugtracker is "Bugs Everywhere":
>    http://www.panoramicfeedback.com/opensource/index.html
> I think it's appealing to have a checkout of the bug database available
> alongside a source code checkout.  Bugs Everywhere is not finished yet,
> but can use many different VCS backends including arch, bzr and hg.
> I have a small patch to add GIT support to it, too.

This sounds interesting.  How close would you say it is to production status?
                <a href="http://www.catb.org/~esr/";>Eric S. Raymond</a>

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