Wanted: Maintainer for xfce4-dict and Gigolo
enrico at xfce.org
Tue May 21 23:21:39 CEST 2013
I'd suggest to do the rest off-list to not annoy the rest :).
On 20/05/13 22:40, Patrick "Kai" Baker wrote:
> 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:
>> 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?
>> Get my GPG key from http://www.uvena.de/pub.asc
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