[SciPy-Dev] SciPy bugtracker on GitHub (a la NumPy)?

Jacob VanderPlas vanderplas@astro.washington....
Mon Jul 30 15:08:16 CDT 2012


On 07/30/12 12:39, Pauli Virtanen wrote:
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> Github issues IMHO do not feature-wise offer much that Trac does not
> have, and the lack of attachments will mean in the context of Scipy that
> people who want to attach data files will have to work a bit harder to
> find separate hosting (and those links will become dead eventually). It
> also does not help with the "have-to-learn-git-first" issue regarding
> patches. Switching is more of an issue of shifting the server
> maintenance for somebody else to do.
Regarding attaching files in github issues and pull-requests: using 
http://gist.github.com streamlines this.
>
> The integration between tickets and PRs becomes a bit better, but this
> in my experience can be worked tolerably around by pasting the
> corresponding cross-links in the comments.
>
> The better response for pull requests as compared to patches on Trac is
> a real effect. I think this is mainly due to: (i) the pull requests are
> much easier to locate (whereas in Trac, everything is mixed up with bug
> reports etc.) and look at, and (ii) what is submitted as pull request on
> average seems to be in a more "finished" form than code snippets
> attached on Trac.
>
> 	Pauli
>
>
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