Requesting FESco member permission for package takeover because of AWOL maintainer

Hans de Goede j.w.r.degoede at
Mon Jul 16 10:54:23 UTC 2007

Manuel Wolfshant wrote:
> 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.


If no one else responds, please file a CVS admin request to make you the new owner.

Thnaks & Regards,


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