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Re: Google Summer of Code 2009: Debian's Shortlist

On Fri, Apr 10, 2009 at 7:38 AM, Raphael Hertzog <hertzog@debian.org> wrote:
>> * Debbugs Web UI: Amancay Strikes Back *
>> ----------------------------------------
>> Student: Diego Escalante Urrelo, Mentor: Margarita Manterola
>>     The Amancay project aims to be a new read/write web frontend to
>> Debian's BTS; allowing DDs and contributors to easily interact with bugs
>> via an intuitive yet powerful interface, enabling new workflows and
>> creating new contribution opportunities like triaging while upholding
>> reporting quality.
> IMO it's important to have some web UI but we already had a project for
> this IIRC and it was not very successful. It would be interesting to know
> how the approach followed this year will differ from last time so that we
> have some good results this time.

The project wasn't successful because I ran out of time and then had a
myriad of other things to do.  But extending the code that is already
there instead of starting from scratch, and the fact that we will both
be working on the code, will allow us to finish it this time, and
hopefully have it online at some debian.net location by the end of the


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