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  • I have my own svn repository [] for my CPAN modules and other tools, and having to create accounts for bug submitters will be painful.

    We need fully functional FreePAN? Or use OpenID-like distributed authentication system for svn auth? (like using PAUSE authentication system to give a commit bit to my svn repository)

    • What's wrong with existing systems such as Open Foundry [] and Sourceforge [], both of which offer subversion repositories and account management?

      I'm guessing that you'd prefer to host and control the subversion repository directly, and merely want to out-source the account management side.

      • Yeah, you're right. The main reason I want to host myself is that I really, really want to use (and hack) Trac. I prefer Trac to other ticket/browsing tools like RT/SourceForge/ViewCVS etc.

        Slap me if either of OpenFoundry/SourceForge has a support of Trac yet.

      • I totally agree.

        I've tried SourceForge several times. The PPI family of modules are still in SourceForge, and are yet to be moved back in-house.

        But I find sourceforge overly difficult. The overheads created by their authentication system have driven away potential maintainers or patchers.

        In comparison with the way pugs works, I'm finding more and more that for every minute of effort required, you lose 10% of your potential maintainers (broad generalisation).

        I'm sick of saying "do you have a sourceforge acco