You know I was just looking into this the other day.
There seem to be about 3000 nascent projects on source forge, all
implemented in PHP, with a status of Alpha or less.
There are some usable PHP solutions, but IRM seemed most interesting.
Since I’m not wild about platform proliferation, I restricted my search to
Perl implementations. Tech Tracker seems to be about the only thing going.
TT uses a perl library called ONETABLE to do most of its DB interaction.
This started me thinking. What could be abstracted from RT to create a
basic app server, that RT is hosted on. RT does a lot of what an appserver
needs to do user management, session tracking, database abstraction. Of
course I’m probably about a thousand years away from actually being able
(time and ability-wise) to design and implement something like this. So I’m
Let me know if you find something else that’s good.-----Original Message-----
From: Thomas F. Blich [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Wednesday, May 22, 2002 8:40 AM
Subject: [rt-users] OT: Open Source Asset Tracking
Off Topic: Does anyone know of an open source fixed asset tracking software.
Thomas F. Blich
UNIX Systems Administrator
EasyLink Services Corporation
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