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Re: bug trackers

From: Helder Magalh„es <helder.magalhaes@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 21 Aug 2008 11:29:45 +0100
Message-ID: <2a1ddf8a0808210329v2c1777f6i77d9599ca6a35cbf@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Amaya mail list" <www-amaya@w3.org>
Cc: ve3ll@cogeco.ca

> I agree that a bug tracker can help. It may be hosted outside W3C
> servers, so it would be a significant contribution if someone accepts to
> host it.

Is there any reason for not using the existing W3C bug tracker,
previously suggested [1]? Apart from being used to track
specifications ("SVG" product [2], for example), it is already being
used by software products as well ("CSSValidator" product [2], for
example). Reusing an existent framework would be, IMHO, better for:
maintenance reasons (someone already has the responsibility to
maintain the W3C bug tracker); familiarity (the bug tracker is already
used for other W3C activities so it should be familiar to most users;
also, it is bugzilla-based, one of the most widely deployed bug
trackers); probably some more reasons I could try to gather, if

Sorry if this sounds as noise: I'm trying to suggest a quick and
hassle-free setup which may also (potentially) help avoiding
additional work in the future (while comparing to a project-specific
bug tracker). :-)

Hope this helps,

 Helder Magalh„es

[1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-amaya/2008JulSep/0035.html
[2] http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/query.cgi
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