[arch-dev-public] pidgin maintainer wanted/where is pizzapunk?

Andreas Radke a.radke at arcor.de
Mon Sep 21 15:38:36 EDT 2009

Am Mon, 24 Aug 2009 16:15:56 +0200
schrieb Andreas Radke <a.radke at arcor.de>:

> several devs have bumped Pidgin in last few months because its
> maintainer "pizzapunk" is absent for months now and never giving any
> words in our discussions.
> we should find a new maintainer for this application. it's widely used
> in our community. I myself don't want to do this work. the new
> packager should think about moving in farsight2 from community to
> extra for adding video/audio support. but user feedback is still
> showing poor quality of that implementation (fedora also has it
> enabled in their devel tree). anybody interested?
> on the other site we should send again a ping out to all devs asking
> if they are still aboard. Alex(kth5) is also absent for years now and
> maybe more guys have silently left us.
> -Andy

nobody interested? it would be a glory to drop this pkg out of our
supported repos.

I could just bump it once more and fix the pending dependency bug but I
don't want to do the splitting and maintenance for a longer time.


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