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Re^5: rt.cpan to close, 01/03/2021

by hippo (Chancellor)
on Dec 10, 2020 at 10:23 UTC ( #11124942=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^4: rt.cpan to close, 01/03/2021
in thread rt.cpan to close, 01/03/2021

Host my own copy of an open source issue tracker. A lot of them suck though.

Why not host your own RT? It's open source, fully Perl and you clearly already appreciate some of its features. If I had enough dists to warrant the effort this is the path I would choose.

You could even open it up to other CPAN authors and end up de facto replacing rt.cpan.org.


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Re^6: rt.cpan to close, 01/03/2021
by Anonymous Monk on Dec 28, 2020 at 19:25 UTC
    Aside from the fact that it would be a monumental task to replace rt.cpan.org (in dealing with spam from unauthenticated email submissions alone), you can't de facto replace rt.cpan.org without providing PAUSE-account authority to the uploaders to manage their queues. rt.cpan.org currently just has you provide your PAUSE credentials directly, which isn't feasible for new sites - a PAUSE OAuth interface would be very useful for initiatives like this...
      For his own modules only one author tobyink... Spamassasin

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