[Reportbug-maint] how to add GTK interface

Ondrej Certik ondrej at certik.cz
Wed Jul 2 16:24:58 UTC 2008

On Wed, Jul 2, 2008 at 5:57 PM, Sandro Tosi <matrixhasu at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 2, 2008 at 17:52, Ondrej Certik <ondrej at certik.cz> wrote:
>> On Wed, Jul 2, 2008 at 4:34 PM, Sandro Tosi <matrixhasu at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> What I personally think is: why don't merge reportbug-ng into
>>> reportbug? I explain better.
>>> I don't know what rb-ng has more that rb except for a "nicer" gui than
>>> urwid: both are python, both aim to report a bug against a package.
>>> Since reportbug born earlier, and if the differences between them are
>>> "small" enough, maybe it would be work to integrate them in rb and
>>> expand it to include a "modern" gui.
>>> I intentionally not included Bastian (rb-ng maintainer) because I'd
>>> like to hear from you about it.
>> Yes, I think it's a very good idea. Why to replicate the work if it
>> has already been done?  If Bastian is against, he can still maintain
>> his reportbug-ng, while we can try to port his code to reportbug and
>> be done with it. Users may then choose which one they prefer more.
> Sorry, I think I've missed one information: Bastian already contacted
> us a month (or so) ago, asking for some co-operation, in particular
> for BTS interaction, but then in general to
> "not-reinvent-the-wheel-in-the-two-programs" so maybe a joint effort
> to rb+rb-ng -> rb2 is possible.

That would be the best solution.


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