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Why does npm use discourse rather than github issues like every other open source project in the world

Seems like a very strange decision. Everyone is use to gihub issues and easier to tie to code / PRs / versions…


See the blog announcement:

And I think the shortest answer is “scale”. npm is tracking issue across multiple projects and offering multiple areas for discussion. See this post for some discussion and mention of Atom also using discourse:


You can find the current discussion here: Request: move bugs back to GitHub.com.