[Sugar-devel] Taking over Browse maintainership
tomeu at sugarlabs.org
Wed Jun 16 07:00:27 EDT 2010
On Wed, Jun 16, 2010 at 12:50, David Farning <dfarning at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 16, 2010 at 3:08 AM, Sascha Silbe
> <sascha-ml-ui-sugar-devel at silbe.org> wrote:
>> [Resend because mail with non-subscribed sender address was silented dropped]
>> Since Browse has been unmaintained for several months  now, Lucian and I finally decided to step up as maintainers. This does NOT mean the current Browse will see a lot of improvements or even just bug fixes, as we are both already rather busy.
>> We will, however, handle patches to the best of our abilities and maybe do some minor changes (e.g. include the CAcert root certs) or trivial fixes.
>> For those who don't know yet: Lucian is working  on an abstraction layer that will allow Browse to use WebKit (or xulrunner, should anyone want to ;) ) as part of this years GSoC. He already worked on adding SSB support  to Browse during last years GSoC. I'll let these facts speak for themselves. :)
> Thanks for accepting responsibility for this critical activity. The
> combination of your general Sugar Labs expertise and Lucian's browser
> expertise will make an excellent team.
Excellent, unless someone speaks up against it, please update this page:
>> If someone else would like to maintain (or co-maintain) Browse, please speak up now.
>>  http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/index.php?title=Development_Team/Release/Modules&diff=44090&oldid=37446
>>  http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Summer_of_Code/2010/Abstract_Browser
>>  http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Webified
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