[arch-dev-public] the return to work, and questions...

Jan de Groot jan at jgc.homeip.net
Fri Aug 29 02:56:15 EDT 2008

On Fri, 2008-08-29 at 00:37 +0300, Roman Kyrylych wrote:
> Hi!
> [preface]
> As some of you may notice through pacman patches and bugspam
> - I've _finally_ got issues sorted out and put my lazy ass in front of
> my Arch box^W laptop.
> So don't wonder if you'll get silly questions from me about the
> current status of things.
> This is the first such mail.
> http://bugs.archlinux.org/task/6174
> http://bugs.archlinux.org/task/7864
> http://bugs.archlinux.org/task/9332
> http://bugs.archlinux.org/task/9811
> All these reports are about festival which is long-time orphan.
> Does anyone want to maintain it? If not - I suggest drop it to AUR so
> users can take care of it.
> Similar situations is with some of Damir's packages.
> Does anyone know what happened to him?
> And what we should do with scientific packages he maintained?

Festival is the only backend we support in gnome-speech at this moment,
but that doesn't matter anyways, as I will import espeak from community
soon and add it as a dependency for gnome-speech. It was requested
recently, as espeak works much better than festival.

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