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Re: Why Emacs needs a modern bug tracker

From: Bill Wohler
Subject: Re: Why Emacs needs a modern bug tracker
Date: Wed, 09 Jan 2008 07:35:18 -0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.1 (gnu/linux)

David Kastrup <address@hidden> writes:

> Nick Roberts <address@hidden> writes:
>>  > Perhaps it's improved recently, but the last time I used the savannah
>>  > bug tracker it was completely awful, and seemed to have no email
>>  > support other than sending bug status changes and the like.
>> Yes it looks like Bugzilla is far superior.  I know that this has also been
>> suggested before, and I'm trying not to go round in circles, but I notice now
>> that GCC use their mailing list gcc-bugs for their Bugzilla bug-tracking
>> system.  If we set Emacs up similarly, then presumably Richard (and others)
>> could use e-mail as before, while those that want to could submit bug reports
>> through Bugzilla.
> If Savannah's bug report system is completely awful and Bugzilla is far
> superior, then this would seem like something that would warrant
> changing Savannah policies or options instead of just special-casing
> Emacs.

That's true, but I don't think Bugzilla is superior enough to warrant
that. Some might argue it isn't even better.

Bill Wohler <address@hidden>  http://www.newt.com/wohler/  GnuPG ID:610BD9AD

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