Requesting FESco member permission for package takeover because of AWOL maintainer

Hans de Goede j.w.r.degoede at
Mon Jul 16 10:06:24 UTC 2007

Dennis Gilmore wrote:
> Once upon a time Monday 16 July 2007, Hans de Goede wrote:
>> <resending with different subject because of lack of response.
>>   Notice that according to the policy this does not need to be voted on at
>> the next Fesco meeting, I just need permission from a single FESco member,
>> Thanks!>
>> Hi all,
>> I would like to take over gnome-applet-sensors from Aaron Kurtz
>> (a.kurtz at because he is AWOL. Several contact attempts have
>> been made and 2 mails have been sent to this list about it, one on the 30th
>> of may this year:
>> And one more one week ago. Also he has been pinged several times through
>> bugzilla:
>> Thus I hereby ask formal permission from FESco to take gnome-applet-sensors
>> over from him, as required by:
> Hans,  
> Im ok with you taking over gnome-applet-sensors
>> Aaron also maintains:
>> cfv
>> feh
>> gnome-applet-netspeed
>> Julian Sikorski has stated that he is willing to take over
>> gnome-applet-netspeed. Since I maintain imlib2 I'll take over feh as it
>> will be good to maintain atleast one application using it. I've no interest
>> in cfv, so I propose to orphan it.
> Sounds ok to me also.  its there anyone who wants to maintain cfv?
> Dennis


I've filed CVS admin requests for gnome-applet-sensors, gnome-applet-netspeed 
and feh. I'll wait a bit for a new owner to step up before orphaning cfv.

I'll do a new gnome-applet-sensors fixing several bugs today.



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