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Re: Bug#527557: general: should have a help tracker for each package

On Sat, May 9, 2009 at 8:13 PM, Ben Hutchings <ben@decadent.org.uk> wrote:
> On Fri, 2009-05-08 at 13:15 +0200, Holger Levsen wrote:
>> Hi Ritesh,
>> thank you for your suggestion on how to improve Debian! Even though I'm
>> closing this bug on the assumption that it ain't useful to report arbitary
>> wishlist bugs about things which could be implemented to improve Debian, no
>> matter how sensible they are.
>> This assumption is based on three main arguments:
>> First, there are several places to collect such ideas which IMO are better
>> suited, like the Debian wiki or personal idea collections.
>> Second and more importantly, if you want such a system, I think *you* should
>> implement a working prototype. For example, wiki.debian.net was just done and
>> then, as the Debian community liked+used it, it was moved to wiki.debian.org.
> [...]
> Something like the Stack Overflow <http://stackoverflow.com/> Q&A format
> might be appropriate.  I don't know whether the code for that site is
> available.

SO is based on a microsoft stack, so even if it was open sourced, it
would need further porting anyway.

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