Wanted: Maintainer for xfce4-dict and Gigolo
Patrick "Kai" Baker
eigenspaces at gmail.com
Wed May 22 21:05:12 CEST 2013
I got a reply saying I couldn't reply on the list, which must of meant the
developer's list. I never done anything like this but I want to learn and
get my name out there. I can maintain both, sure. What needs to be done and
where do I find the source code for these projects?
On May 21, 2013 5:22 PM, "Enrico Tröger" <enrico at xfce.org> wrote:
> Hey Kai,
> Both apps?
> 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.
> > Kai
> > 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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