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Deletion[edit]

Looks like someone has mistaken this disambiguation(?) page for an opportunity to advertise their product? Not sure exactly what needs to be done here. Does anyone understand what the major Trac discussed here actually is? Jcsutton 00:50, 3 Jan 2005 (UTC)

For the information of anyone who (as I did) reads the above comment and gets confused, that comment appears to have referred to some weird stealth spam that was here earlier. See the VFD link above and/or the page history before Jcsutton's 3 Jan 2005 edit. Graue 02:05, 9 Mar 2005 (UTC)

NASA[edit]

The article has no reference listed for the comment about Trac being used at Nasa. Anyone have a link to back up the statement? Jeremyh 02:26, 6 September 2006 (UTC)

http://trac.edgewall.org/wiki/TracUsersRevRagnarok Talk Contrib 02:49, 6 September 2006 (UTC)

[edit]

I emailed the Trac people about using their logo (http://www.edgewall.org/gfx/trac_logo.png) in the article, but the file upload page and all of this mention of the GFDL scared me away. Can someone with more experience in this area tell me what to do? --Mdkess 14:50, 18 July 2007 (UTC)

interface to version control systems?[edit]

Trac interfaces with SVN only - there are [experimental] plugins for Git/Mercurial/Bazaar, but they do not come with Trac, so the statement is wrong? --212.183.134.209 (talk) —Preceding comment was added at 20:14, 8 January 2008 (UTC)

Inappropriate external links[edit]

User:Renfeng recently added a self-created tutorial to the extlinks section and reverted its removal. This isn't an appropriate link for a number of reasons; it should go again. Chris Cunningham (not at work) - talk 09:38, 10 July 2008 (UTC)

Well, instead of just saying "a number of reasons," how about listing them, with reference to guidelines? Consider "self-promotion" moot, because I'm willing to add the link, absent objection. --Abd (talk) 13:36, 12 July 2008 (UTC)
Wikipedia is not a manual, guidebook or textbook; External links must be to reliable sources. A tutorial written by an editor and then posted on a free web hosting service is neither of these. Chris Cunningham (not at work) - talk 10:19, 18 July 2008 (UTC)

IP 91.194.252.45 has edited several times the page to add a reference to the Android mobile market application implementing Trac. The link (market://details?id=com.prrm.tracker) is not available to users not using an Android system. Maybe this address should be temporarily blocked? #!/bin/DokReggar -talk 12:00, 3 January 2011 (UTC)

Adoption[edit]

"Trac is reported to have more than 450 installations worldwide"

is a bit confusing, since it gives the impression that Trac is being reported to have been installed on 450 boxes worldwide, which is not the case. Surely there are more, probably thousands or tens of thousands of installations being used but just not listed on that page. Something along the following lines would better serve the reader:

"The Trac website lists over 450 users of the software, and <a note of how many more installations probably exist>."

If speculation on the popularity is not encyclopediaic, some download count figures could be thrown in?

82.130.24.223 (talk) 19:13, 17 July 2008 (UTC)

Sounds good to me. Chris Cunningham (not at work) - talk 10:16, 18 July 2008 (UTC)

Requested move[edit]

The following discussion is an archived discussion of a requested move. Please do not modify it. Subsequent comments should be made in a new section on the talk page. No further edits should be made to this section.

The result of the move request was: no consensus to move page. - GTBacchus(talk) 06:31, 8 August 2010 (UTC)



TracTrac (Project Management Tool) — Multiple articles exist with this title, and a more appropriate disambiguation page is necessary | Relisting billinghurst sDrewth 16:33, 21 July 2010 (UTC) | Tvanpeursem (talk) 00:21, 13 July 2010 (UTC)

Examination of the other pages linked to from the dab suggests that this is by far the one with the most inbound links, with over a hundred; most of the rest of the potential targets have a handful, and two are linked only from the dab page. So this is the primary usage and it;s fine where it is. Chris Cunningham (not at work) - talk 00:04, 14 July 2010 (UTC)
  • Support I believe there are users who do gnomish work making sure ambiguous links point to non-ambiguous targets. I cannot independently verify that one target is more important than any others. Miami33139 (talk) 07:51, 23 July 2010 (UTC)
  • keep Trac is ok (but TRAC is not ok) ! — Neustradamus () 11:45, 23 July 2010 (UTC)
  • Oppose Trac is clearly the most common usage of the name in English, especially if you leave out acronyms. No need for excessive disambiguation. Steven Walling 21:43, 23 July 2010 (UTC)
The above discussion is preserved as an archive of a requested move. Please do not modify it. Subsequent comments should be made in a new section on this talk page. No further edits should be made to this section.