[Twisted-Python] Introducing Frack, a (partial) replacement for Trac
washort at twistedmatrix.com
Thu Oct 4 16:55:04 EDT 2012
Twisted's issue tracker is based on Trac, which has had
increasingly bad performance over the years. Also, its code and
deployment setup are so bad that everyone who has the ability to
improve it has tried as hard as possible to avoid touching it at all.
So I started writing a new issue tracker compatible with Trac's
database, based on Twisted and more modern web technology. But it's
If you've ever tried to contribute to Twisted and had to wait on Trac
in order to read, comment on, or submit a ticket, contribute to Frack!
It's already much faster than Trac for what it does, and there's
plenty of room for you to help.
If you want to help out with Twisted, but like writing HTML or
backend so using stuff like websockets for updates would be pretty
easy to add.
Interested? Here are some things we'd like to do soon:
- Add a nice front page
- Add a search page
- Display more info on a ticket for reviewers
the code is at: http://launchpad.net/frack
The current prototype is running at
You can contact me directly or post on the list with any issues or
questions you have.
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