What ever happened to Bugzilla 3?

Daniel Berlin dberlin at dberlin.org
Wed Mar 10 19:49:55 UTC 2004

On Mar 10, 2004, at 2:40 PM, Daniel Berlin wrote:

> On Mar 10, 2004, at 2:31 PM, Barnboy wrote:
>> What ever happened to Bugzilla 3?  The last CVS log information is 
>> from November of 2001 regarding the design, and nothing after that.  
>> Did enthusiasm simply die off, or was there a larger reason for not 
>> wanting to move to a large redesign?
>> I totally missed it somewhere along the line, and just had an 
>> off-list conversation with a couple of people completely unaware 
>> that, at one time, we'd planned a complete redesign with a normalized 
>> database, database independence, etc.etc.  Not complaining, by the 
>> way, just curious where it ever went.
>> Well, obviously, it went nowhere.  And the obvious answer is probably 
>> "nobody wanted to do it".  I'm interested if there were additional 
>> reasons...
> Python wasn't on as many machines then as it is now, so they suspended 
> development

For those who can't tell I'm kidding, the real answer is that it just 
kind of faded away.  It still lives on in spirit somewhat, in the form 
of a few filed bugs that have been around forever.


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