Jim Fulton wrote: > Steve Alexander wrote: >>>> I'd be happy using launchpad too. The last link points to a discussion >>>> that didn't have any decision in the end. I wouldn't go as far as >>>> abandoning the old collector data. >>> Then I think we should stick with the current collector unless someone >>> comes forward to do the work of moving the data, or unless we decide >>> we don't need to. >>> ... >> >> As many of you know, I'm manager of the Launchpad project at Canonical. >> >> I hereby offer the services of a member of the Launchpad team at >> Canonical to write Collector code if necessary in order to get an export >> of bugs from the Collector in a format that can be imported into >> Launchpad, to import said bugs into a demonstration server of Launchpad >> so we can check that the data conversion is good enough, and to do an >> actual import into the Launchpad production database, and to do this >> during January 2007. >> >> In return, I want a commitment that we'll use Launchpad for bug tracking >> for 6 months. (The bug data will be available in a documented XML >> format if y'all decide that Launchpad isn't for you, and you want to >> move to something else after this time.) I also want to give the >> Launchpad developer a single point of contact in the Zope community who >> will make decisions about any questions around mapping the semantics of >> Collector issues into Launchpad bugs, or lead discussions on the mailing >> list about this if necessary. >> >> There are a few Launchpad developers in the Zope developer community, so >> I think there's a good communication channel there. Nonetheless, I >> would also like to offer the Zope Foundation Board phone and online >> access to the Canonical 24/7 support office for getting a quick response >> on any critical issues that are affecting use of Launchpad, while the >> Zope project is using Launchpad as its bug tracker. >> >> I'd appreciate a decision on this offer before Christmas, and preferably >> sooner, so I can schedule the time before I leave on vacation. > > Thanks for this very generous offer. > > We've discussed this on the Zope Foundation Board and we unanimously > accept your offer.
Thank you (and the rest of the Board) for a swift decision. I'll make scheduling arrangements. > I assume that this pertains to Zope 3 only. I'd love to move the ZODB > issues to Launchpad, but that would require converting at least some of the > Zope collector as well. I think that once we've figured out the right way to move one Collector, we can straightforwardly apply that to any others, as needed. -- Steve Alexander _______________________________________________ Zope3-dev mailing list Zope3email@example.com Unsub: http://mail.zope.org/mailman/options/zope3-dev/archive%40mail-archive.com