Given the number of Open Pull request, does Django craves more contribution
quantity, or quality ? Not the same focus
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I think the way Rails does it, aka with well-done newcomers guide
worth looking at, as Carlton notes. A bit more streamlined than the current
Django How To Contribute Guides.
Incidentally, Carlton and I will be having a
Although I'm not engaged too much with Django development now, a big
drawback of moving to GitHub issues for me would be that I could no longer
do a Google search like "something something site:code.djangoproject.com".
I could pretty much always find the ticket I was looking for that way.
Just on this point:
> I agree with Andrew Godwins statement on Django loosing many contributors
over the years and being in largely maintenance mode.
First, I'm not sure Andrew actually said this. Rather I think he reported
is a point raised. However...
I hear this kind of thing said. It
I want to thank you all for your time and input. I'll start doing some
research into how cpython and others are managing this. I will draw up a
few options and present them so we can better work out the possibilities
and details before submitting a process DEP. I don't want to submit
We actually discussed this a little at the PyCon AU sprints and the
consensus was that GitHub issues would be great *if only they were a bit
The problems I feel are specifically an issue:
- Ticket states; this is not easily replicated with labels, while
components etc. are
The more I use Trac, the more I appreciate its power. I'm normally all for
Progress™ but I'm not sure GitHub's UI is up to it.
(Being able to find the old discussion is super handy: it's not that often
that an idea has not come up before at this stage.)
*I'd be interested to see what a
Mariatta has put together a some PEPs for migrating CPython issues over to
https://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0581/ proposing the migration.
https://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0588/ migration plan.
Django and Cpython are not the same, so there'll be substantial
differences. But it's
You bring up a lot of good points. There will undoubtedly be challenges and
huge amount of work in moving to a new system, or implementing any big
sweeping changes, however, I truly honestly believe that it would be worth
it in the long run, and the payoff would far outweigh the
To put it short, the barrier to entry is far too high and difficult for
newcomers and even long time users of Django.
I agree with others sentiment that there isn't anything that trac can do
which github issues cannot, especially for the overwhelming majority of
tickets. As a long time user
This was discussed before, when we moved from self-hosted svn to GitHub-hosted
git, but I'm not sure there are public archives of all discussions.
As far as I remember, the main points to tackle are:
1. Does GitHub allow "anonymous triage" i.e. labelling, closing, and reopening
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