[Sugar-devel] Status of Read activity (was: Re: Read Activity on Fedora 14 / SoaS v4)

Tomeu Vizoso tomeu at sugarlabs.org
Mon Oct 11 04:14:43 EDT 2010

On Sat, Oct 9, 2010 at 15:01, Sascha Silbe
<sascha-ml-reply-to-2010-3 at silbe.org> wrote:
> Excerpts from Lucian Branescu's message of Tue Sep 28 22:34:01 +0200 2010:
>> Epub support is not complete, you can see epubs, but none of the
>> toolbars work. [...]
> FWIW, I'd much rather see a working, but stripped-down Read upstream
> and in all distros than a working, stripped-down one in Fedora and a
> theoretically complete, but totally broken one everywhere else.

Totally agreed, it's fine to regress in some features if that is
needed in order to keep supporting the core features.

>> Also, my work was on a somewhat old Read. I was hoping Read's
>> maintainer would use my branch to port mainline, with whatever design
>> for the epub view the maintainer considered a good idea.
> Who is the Read maintainer these days? AUTHORS still says Sayamindu,
> but AIUI he stopped working on Sugar stuff.

He still intends to keep involved as much as his studies allow, we
lost all contact for some weeks because of a technical issue.

That said, I think to remember he was looking for someone to take over
maintenance of Read.



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