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Re: WL enhancements


I might also add...

*What happens when/if Canonical/Ubuntu goes bunk?

Using all of the tools provided by one vendor can be a great thing but not
if the vendor's existence is "tenuous."  If that happens, how easy would it
be to migrate data away from the vendor and would we even have that option?

On Mon, Mar 15, 2010 at 5:47 AM, Henrik Ingo <henrik.ingo@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>wrote:

> On Wed, Mar 3, 2010 at 6:07 PM, Sergei Golubchik <sergii@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Feel free to suggest more or "get rid of WL, use X instead",
> Just to update you on discussion we've had last August (I think).
> Our, or at least my, current thinking is that worklog is currently
> used as a "default" option since it is the tool that everyone is
> familiar with from MySQL. However, eventually we may spend some time
> on comparing worklog and other tools, especially launchpad blueprints.
> This means that small fixes to WL are ok, but before doing a lot of
> wok we should have the discussion "what do we really want to use long
> term".
> > just don't forget the "because of" part.
> The points in favor of launchpad would be
>  + nice user interface
>  + integration between bzr, bugs, blueprints... (if one uses lp for
> all of this!)
>  + widely used/known (you should always use popular open source tools
> rather than writing your own)
> Against launchpad:
>  - usually it is always too simple for our needs (at least bugs part).
> Needs investigation on how easy it is to extend and whether Canonical
> is actually responsive to outside developed features.
> The points in favor of worklog would be
>  + We currently use it for basic project management tasks like
> counting hours per project. This would have to be implemented as
> launchpad extension or by separate software if not using worklog.
>  + In principle supports Scrum oriented working mode (which we don't use
> atm)
> Against worklog:
>  - Needs nicer ui and also better usability. Some of your items below
> actually improve it here (such as better search)
> henrik
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