Request for help maintaining packages while away.

Adam Williamson awilliam at
Fri Dec 11 20:16:09 UTC 2009

On Fri, 2009-12-11 at 11:12 -0900, Jeff Spaleta wrote:
> It's making use of some deprecated functionality.... for example
> gnomevfs  which really should be ported to the newer gvfs stuff.
> There are probably some pygtk/gtk-isms which need to be updated.  I'm
> willing to carry this as downstream patches if I have to but I really
> don't want to do that.


> Less critically for basic operation... the export functionality needs
> love. I'm not willing to carry this as downstream patches as I view
> the export functionality as a nice-to-have feature and not critical.
> I'm more inclined to just patch it to keep export from crashing on
> error than actually fix the export to work as a downstream only patch.

Well, I suppose a little ironically, if revelation were to die, the
'export' functionality would likely be the _most_ critical bit :)

> There's some subtle problems with language support... which I'm
> personally ill-equipped to work through as a US English speaker (and
> barely at that).  Crasher bug and something I'm willing to hold as
> downstream only patches if needed.

Haven't ever seen it crash.

Adam Williamson
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