bug tracker improvements

Jasper Huijsmans jasper at xfce.org
Thu Sep 16 22:18:28 CEST 2004

Brian J. Tarricone wrote:
> 3) why are we not using bugzilla?  i know it's a larger and more complicated
> piece of software, but it seems to have a few more useful features - notably
> with regards to email notification, dependencies, and queries.  i also like
> how bugzilla handles bug status much better (though perhaps that's just
> because i'm more used to bugzilla).  i know switching to bugzilla might be a
> pain, and i don't even know if there's a remotely doable method for importing
> mantis bugs into bugzilla, but i have a feeling that, as xfce grows its
> userbase, mantis' interface is going to prove to be rather unwieldy.  if
> given appropriate access on espresso, i wouldn't mind being the point person
> on setting up bugzilla and migrating our current bugs and users.

There must be a reason all those other projects use bugzilla, right? ;)

I have no idea what it would involve to switch to bugzilla, though. If 
you do, I have no objections to a change.


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