SourceForge.net is an open-source community hosting literally hundredthousands of open-source projects, including ]project-open[ (here ). Amongst other services, SF provides hosted projects with a bug-tracker.
The SourceForge Bug-Tracker integration allows ]project-open[ to import the list of open bug-tracker tickets into the ]po[ helpdesk, so that the SF tickets (of any SF project) will appear in the local list of tickets. This way the tickets can be integrated with other processes implemented in ]po[ including incident management, problem management and release management.
SourceForget.net offers a RSS interface to its bug-tracker contents. For example, the ]project-open[ bug-tracker is available at [http://sourceforge.net/api/artifact/index/tracker-id/579555/rss]. The ]po[ SF integration routine reads the contents of the RSS XML file, checks if the tickets are already present in the ]po[ ticket tracker and will create update existing tickets or create new tickets if necessary.
The integration is controlled by the following parameters: