Re: Please comment on your use of trac

Tim Wicinski <> Thu, 25 February 2021 22:47 UTC

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Date: Thu, 25 Feb 2021 17:47:20 -0500
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Subject: Re: Please comment on your use of trac
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On Thu, Feb 25, 2021 at 5:40 PM Jay Daley <> wrote:

> I’m in the process of drafting the RFP for this work and I want to check a
> few things base on your replies:
> 2.  A few WGs - EMAILCORE, DMARC and TSVWG are using trac for issue
> tracking and need migrating to a new issue tracker.  Would you be happy if
> that was GitHub? (DMARC has already indicated this is acceptable).

DMARC chair here - totally happy with github or a github-like system.

> 3.  Many more WGs used to use trac for issue tracking but no longer do.
> We need to find a way to archive these for the historical record, but I
> want to check you would be happy if that was just an export to a text file
> that could then be a wiki page rather than moving them to a new issue
> tracking system?
> 4.  The following features for a new wiki system have been recommended:
>         * document names resolve to links to the documents without having
> to require explicit URLs.
>         * I would like a markdown based wiki system.

In DNSOP we *just* added a page in the wiki.
which is ending up in an RFC (I blame Warren).  I assume that as part of
the migration is having 302 Redirects
for such URLs.