[arch-dev-public] namcap maintainership

Filipe Laíns lains at archlinux.org
Sun Aug 22 00:55:59 UTC 2021

On Sat, 2021-08-21 at 22:41 +0300, Caleb Maclennan via arch-dev-public wrote:
> On 2021-08-21 22:24, Jelle van der Waa via arch-dev-public wrote:
> > I would love to see someone from our team pick up namcap
> > maintainership, take a look at all the pending patches, bugs on the
> > tracker and keep it in shape. Is anyone interested in potentially
> > picking up this task?
> I may be interested. Actually I'm quite interested but have a couple 
> hesitations:
> * Python isn't my favorite or strongest suit. I can get around in it of 
> course, and for maintenance work and facilitating other contributions I 
> think it would suffice.
> * I'm close to maxed out on time commitments and don't want to say I'll 
> do more than I'll actually get around to doing. I can at least help 
> transition it from "abandoned" to "maintained" mode. I probably can't 
> spearhead an effort to overhaul it or take it in bold new directions, 
> but I don't necessarily think that's what it needs either.
> If fending off bitrot and facilitating other contributors is what it 
> needs, I'm willing to jump in. It would be nice if at least one or two 
> others were interested in joining that effort in tandem though.
> Caleb

I am also interested and can drive the Python side of discussions/reviews. I am
definitely also interested in the technical side of changes, but if someone can
commit to co-maintaining with me focusing more on that side, it would be

Similarly, I am also have a bottleneck on time commitments, but that mostly
affects development or reviewing large changes. I work remotely, so I basically
spend all day in front of the computer, which means I should be fairly
responsive for things that don't require me to take a big chunk of my time

Filipe Laíns
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