Request for help maintaining packages while away.

Stephen John Smoogen smooge at
Fri Dec 11 01:23:23 UTC 2009

On Wed, Dec 9, 2009 at 2:26 PM, Paul W. Frields <stickster at> wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 09, 2009 at 10:24:16AM -0900, Jeff Spaleta wrote:
>> Good Alaskan Morning!
>> In two weeks I'm going to be in Antarctica for a month+ and I'm
>> looking for other packagers to step in for me and maintain my packages
>> and prepare them for F13.  I'm not exactly sure what my time and
>> bandwidth access will be so I'm planning for the worst and that I'll
>> be reliably off the grid through mid Feb.   Please let me know if you
>> can take on a co-maintainer/primary maintainer role for any of the
>> packges and see them through the next couple of months.
>> Here's the set of packages that I own.  I will be contacting existing
>> co-maintainers for individual packages in the list separately this
>> week.
>> ScientificPython -- A collection of Python modules that are useful for
>> scientific computing
>> g3data -- Program for extracting the data from scanned graphs
>> gourmet -- Recipe Manager for the GNOME desktop environment
>> gpodder -- Podcast receiver/catcher written in Python
>> istanbul -- Desktop Session Recorder
>> nec2c -- Translation of NEC2 antenna modeling tool from FORTRAN to C
>> pyscript -- PyScript - Postscript graphics with Python
>> python-basemap -- Plots data on map projections (with continental and
>> political boundaries)
>> python-basemap-data -- Data for python-basemap
>> python-dateutil -- Powerful extensions to the standard datetime module
>> python-matplotlib -- Python plotting library
>> python-xlib -- X client library for Python
>> pytz -- World Timezone Definitions for Python
>> revelation -- Password manager for GNOME 2
>> safekeep -- The SafeKeep backup system
>> scipy -- Scipy: Scientific Tools for Python
>> telescope-server -- Opensource Telescope control servers to interface
>> with stellarium
>> usbsink -- USBSink is a GNOME
> Jef, I'll help with istanbul.  If anyone else out there is considering
> doing so, please feel free to team up with me.

I would like to learn how to do this in Fedora proper. I could handle
revelation also. I don't have anything to test telescope-server with
though or I would take that.

Stephen J Smoogen.

Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp. Or what's a heaven for?
-- Robert Browning

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