Subject: Re: [boost] [Master project] Switch from Trac to another Bug-tracking-system
From: Gavin Lambert (gavinl_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-04-27 20:53:09
On 27/04/2015 02:03, Paul A. Bristow wrote:
>> Personally I've been always very happy with TRAC and still am.
> Ditto. Never had any trouble with TRAC.
>> That's not saying that I would object to a change if there was a
>> strong consensus for something different and it was supported by
>> people have a wider experience in this than I do. There is
>> something to be said for not changing something which has been
>> working well enough not to create problems.
> If it ain't broke, don't fix it?
> Just another 2 cents.
I suspect the experience is very different for someone who has a login
and uses Trac regularly, but I can assure you that for someone
"outside", it is nigh unapproachable and is indeed "broke".
To this date, I have never successfully achieved the insurmountable
challenge thus presented by a maintainer: "just post an issue to Trac".
(I have the same problems as Deniz Bahadir, that started this discussion.)
Of course, changing systems isn't necessarily going to improve that.
Perhaps the focus should be just on fixing the broken captcha in the
current system -- although since it's been reported as broken for well
over 5 years and nothing has been done to fix it, I have little hope of
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