Requesting FESco member permission for package takeover because of AWOL maintainer

Manuel Wolfshant wolfy at
Mon Jul 16 10:16:57 UTC 2007

Hans de Goede wrote:
> 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
> Thanks.
> 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 take cfv if no one actually using it wishes to.


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