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Bug#756117: Resurrecting patch-tracker.d.o


On Tue, 02 Sep 2014, Colin Watson wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 02, 2014 at 10:57:19AM +0200, Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> > I saw on #debian-admin that both of you are interested in resurrecting
> > patch-tracker.debian.org. I don't know what are your plans but I would
> > like to suggest you to try to resurrect it within the context of
> > Distro-Tracker aka the software behind http://tracker.debian.org
> If this is what I need to do then I'm afraid it would cause me no longer
> to be interested.  I think I have the time to pick up the current
> service and make sure it keeps working, but I'm not going to have time
> for any major refactoring.
> Wouldn't a better approach be to resurrect the existing service as-is
> for the sake of the people who want to use it today, and *then* worry
> about getting somebody to reimplement it on top of a different
> framework?

I won't forbid anyone from resurrecting it. I was just trying to share my
own plans in the hope to get some help :-)

I'm not part of DSA and DSA imposes no requirement to merge it in
tracker.d.o. So there's no need to worry.

Both projects are written in Python so it should not be a full
rewrite either.

Raphaël Hertzog ◈ Debian Developer

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