Wanted: Maintainer for xfce4-dict and Gigolo

Patrick "Kai" Baker eigenspaces at gmail.com
Mon May 20 22:40:16 CEST 2013

I think I can do it. I'm currently not maintaining any code and I would
love to pick up more network programming.

On May 20, 2013 1:04 PM, "Enrico Tröger" <enrico at xfce.org> wrote:

> Hey,
> I'd be happy if anyone would like to take over maintainership for my
> little projects xfce4-dict and Gigolo.
> The code of both projects is not as clean as I would like it to be,
> especially when handing it over to somebody else but at least mostly it
> works :).
> I just don't manage to maintain those projects with the passion and time
> they deserve (it took me more than three years for a single release :( ).
> A bit more detailed:
> xfce4-dict may could get a rewrite of the networking code to connect to
> a dictd server by using the networking API in newer GLib versions.
> Currently it is using the plain old C socket API.
> Also, Liviu never gets tired to motivate me to integrate the
> wordreference.com API :).
> Gigolo is more or less feature complete, at least from my point of view.
> There is an open request
> (https://bugzilla.xfce.org/show_bug.cgi?id=10079) to change the
> application icon, I didn't make up my mind about this yet, a new
> maintainer could choose this as her first action :).
> There are still unreleased changes and improvements in GIT master which
> are waiting to be shown to the wild!
> Any volunteers?
> Regards,
> Enrico
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