Bugzilla as CMF product?

Matthew P. Barnson mbarnson at sisna.com
Wed Oct 23 04:16:25 UTC 2002

I've been playing the Zope Content Management Framework world for the
last couple of weeks, building a documentation database and integrated
paperless workflow stuff for my company.  Unfortunately, the "Collector"
product for CMF, as it stands for bug-tracking, is kind of a running

Considering that, last I recall, Mozilla.org was planned to move to a
Zope/CMF-based infrastructure at some point in the future
(documentation, web site, etc., plans could have changed since I've been
out of the loop so long), has anybody considered creating a Zope port of
Bugzilla?  Zope can run Perl and Python code natively as products,
though they need to be "Zopeified" to work right.  If I get no response,
I'll simply assume nobody has done work in that area before, and I'll
see what I can crank out.  The idea of an integrated workflow management
tool, and a bug-tracking system that respects that workflow and
inherited user rights with a database-agnostic back-end, is very

--Matt Barnson

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