Re: Please comment on your use of trac

Richard Barnes <rlb@ipv.sx> Tue, 02 March 2021 15:43 UTC

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Subject: Re: Please comment on your use of trac
To: Robert Sparks <rjsparks@nostrum.com>
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No working group I have been involved in in the last 5 years has used trac
at all.  Please kill it.
--RLB

On Wed, Feb 3, 2021 at 11:18 AM Robert Sparks <rjsparks@nostrum.com> wrote:

> We currently have instances of trac configured for each working group.
> Only some are being used.
>
> If your group is using trac, are you using anything essentially
> trac-specific that you find important?
>
> Would you be ok migrating (with help) to a different wiki system and a
> different issue tracking system?
>
> The trac project itself is lagging with Python development - stable
> still only runs on Python 2.7 and while there appears to be work towards
> Python 3, it is not yet functional, and is not progressing quickly. We
> are working around it by encapsulating it in docker instances running 2.7.
>
> I've had several people suggest we should stop supporting it, and I'd
> like to know if that would be a particular hardship for any group.
>
> RjS
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