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Date: Tue, 30 Mar 2010 15:14:42 +0100
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mittelbach, Frank [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
> Hallo Heiko,
> I'm sorry for the trouble with the gnats system it is unfortunately not
> the best possible interface. You actually managed to reach the bug
> database each time, what you didn't manage was to reach it in a way that
> your mail shows up on the web.

I've had a look at and it seems a bit dated.  The last news items is dated March 2005.

The latest issue tracking systems provide a http api.  For example, (which provides free Mercurial hosting) provides, which provide information about issues in JSON and other forms.

The bitbucket issue tracker integrates nicely into Mercurial, just as Trac integrates with SVN.

I don't doubt that gnats was a good choice at the time, but maybe it's time to think about switching.  I'm willing to share my experience and perhaps help out.


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