Request for help maintaining packages while away.

Stephen John Smoogen smooge at
Fri Dec 11 01:24:35 UTC 2009

On Wed, Dec 9, 2009 at 2:38 PM, Jeff Spaleta <jspaleta at> wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 9, 2009 at 12:26 PM, Paul W. Frields <stickster at> wrote:
>> Jef, I'll help with istanbul.  If anyone else out there is considering
>> doing so, please feel free to team up with me.
> Other than revelation(which essentially has a dead
> upstream)...Istanbul is probably the most in need of more development

Its dead upstream? Oh dear. I use it quite a bit so probably need to
look it over then.

> love.  Upstream seems to be inactive with no release activity in quite
> a while.  There's a lot of deprecation warnings for some pygtk calls
> that I would love to clean up in time for F13. And there are a couple
> of abrt crash tickets being spawned by istanbul.. which maybe traced
> back to gdk libraries calls if I'm reading the crash dumps correctly.
> -jef
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