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Re: FOSS needs a central bug tracker

On Tue, 2009-04-21 at 20:45 +0200, Mark wrote:

> OpenID is indeed a solution to one of the problems (multiple bug
> reporting accounts). But that would only work if:
> 1. All bug trackers support OpenID
> 2. all currently using a bug tracker update to a version that uses OpenID.
> >From the reply's so far i see that fedora (or the ones that did
> respond) would like the idea but have a hard time believing that
> something this massive can be done.

So you have a hard time believing something as massive as switching to
OpenID can be done, but you reckon everyone switching to the One True
Bug Tracker should be perfectly achievable? :)

> So. do you guys think i can start trying to contact the top 10
> distributions and see if i can get them all together on one place to
> talk about it (just an irc channel somewhere) or would that be a waste
> of time to do?

It can't hurt, but it's not really that easy - there's not one single
person you could talk to at each distribution who'd be able to take that
decision. It'd be quite hard to get a decision making quorum for each of
the top ten distros (especially Debian...) in a channel at once.
Adam Williamson
Fedora QA Community Monkey
IRC: adamw | Fedora Talk: adamwill AT fedoraproject DOT org

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