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Simple issue-tracking system

Roundup is a simple-to-use issue-tracking system.

It has command-line, Web, and e-mail interfaces. It manages issues (with flexible properties like “description” and “priority” and lets users (a) submit new issues, (b) find and edit existing issues, and (c) discuss issues with other participants. The system facilitates communication among participants by managing discussions, and notifying interested parties when issues are edited.


Roundup maintains a set of documents at

In particular a guide for users is at

The developer documentation can be found at

"IRC general" IRC general channel

Related Projects


LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
License:Expatenyst16 March 2013
MIT (Expat) is the main license.
ZopePLv2.1enyst16 March 2013
Zope 2.0 covers a few portions. Strictly, it isn't the reusable version of ZPL, ZPL 2.1, however 2.1 applies.

Leaders and contributors

Richard Jones Maintainer
Ka-Ping Yee Contributor

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Python (Ref)
Ruby (Ref)
DeveloperVCS Repository Webview
Debian (Ref)

Software prerequisites

Required to usePython 2.4 or newer, but not Python 3.x

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 17 April 2018.


"ZopePLv2.1" is not in the list (ACEL, AGPLv1orlater, AGPLv3, AGPLv3_with_exception, AGPLv3orlater, AGPLv3orlater_with_exception, ATK License, Academic Free License 3.0, Affero General Public License, Apache, ...) of allowed values for the "License" property.

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