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Re: Choice of bug tracker

From: Hugo Thunnissen
Subject: Re: Choice of bug tracker
Date: Fri, 01 Sep 2023 09:59:51 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13)

Dmitry Gutov <dmitry@gutov.dev> writes:
> There is a sweet spot somewhere, but I don't have any scientific argument for
> its position. Though if I try to imagine myself 10-15 years younger (rather
> difficult), the grading would most likely be Github > Gitlab >> Bugzilla > 
> mumi
>>> Debbugs. Add a pound of salt, of course.
> There should also be SourceHut on this scale, but I don't know where to put 
> it.

>From the perspective of a zoomer (born 1997), I'll fill that in for you:
Github > Gitlab > Sourcehut > Bugzilla > mumi. Not that this reflects my
personal preference, but looking at my peers it is clear that they
overwhelmingly prefer the "pull-request GUI" workflow. Looking at
bugzilla I don't see what it does differently from sourcehut's ticket
tracker, but sourcehut is more than just a ticket tracker so I rank it

PS: I'm a little surprised that sourcehut is not receiving more love
here. Looking at sourcehut it seems to be the only forge where email
based developmen is a first-class citizen. It's also the only forge that
is licensed under the GPL and whose developers politically align with
the FSF. It seems to me that a better fit for the emacs project doesn't

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