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Re: [O] Org mode issue tracker

From: Sebastien Vauban
Subject: Re: [O] Org mode issue tracker
Date: Wed, 25 Sep 2013 14:59:02 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.130006 (Ma Gnus v0.6) Emacs/24.3.50 (windows-nt)

Hi Michael,

Michael Albinus wrote:
> "Sebastien Vauban" <address@hidden>
>>>> The other solution that I'd see would be using Emacs' own bug tracker (the
>>>> `org' package is already known to them), if that's
>>>> possible. Anyway, having the
>>>> bugs in an Org file seems natural too!
>>> I think this is a great idea.  A combination of an Org file (either
>>> public or private) and the Emacs bug tracker with Org package tags
>>> should be able to handle our needs.
>>> I see only one potential problem, is there an easy way to subscribe to
>>> only a specific package tag on the Emacs bug tracker?  I imagine most
>>> contributors following Org bugs will not be interested in other Emacs
>>> bugs.
>> I don't know. I guess this should be asked directly to them. Indeed, it'd be
>> good to have a (virtual) newsgroup with only bugs related to `org', like what
>> exists for Stack Overflow.
> There is the debbugs package on ELPA. The frontend, debbugs-gnu, allows
> to filter for packages and tags. Try
> (debbugs-gnu '("serious" "important" "normal") '("org-mode"))

I did not know. I must try it, for sure!  It may be easier than the Web
interface, which I find sometimes difficult to use (to find one's bug without
remembering its ID).

> On my wannabe todo list is a package debbugs-org.el, which shows the
> entries as TODO items. If the org community decides to use debbugs as
> issue tracker, it would give me a push.

I'd find that a promising feature...

> (I'm not so experienced with org-mode, so I would need at least some
> assistance how such a TODO item should look like)

I don't think that's the problemĀ ;-)

Best regards,

Sebastien Vauban

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