finding the unloved Pt. 2
mattr at kde.org
Thu Jul 16 04:48:28 BST 2009
On Wednesday 15 July 2009 04:24:31 pm John Layt wrote:
> On Tuesday 14 July 2009 22:17:00 Lydia Pintscher wrote:
> > Heya folks :)
> > I took the sucky job on me to email every default assignee of a
> > product on bugs.kde.org to find out if they are still ok with being
> > it. (~450 - fun!)
> > It will take another 2 weeks or so to get final results but let me
> > tell you it is not looking pretty so far. Not at all. :( Currently
> > 22% of those that answered my survey asked me to find someone else to
> > take over their product on bko. I will get to those once I have more
> > replies. So far I have heard back from about 1/5.
> > What I can do already though is give you a list of products for which
> > my email bounced. We need to find new/other people to take them over.
> Hi Lydia,
> As you know kdeprint was removed in KDE4, and the former maintainers are no
> longer active developers. If there are any 'orphan' e-mail addresses for
> kdeprint related stuff, you can send them all to the old kde-print-
> devel at kde.org mailing list which I monitor.
> The kdeprint product and its components kdeprint, kdeprintfax, and
> kjobviewer need to be closed for new bugs. At the moment, I'm assigning
> all KDE4 print dialog related bugs to kdelibs/qt for investigation before
> sending them upstream, but I wonder if we need a simple
> kdelibs/print-dialog component so it's easy for people to find?
> Finally, a lot of the Localisation related stuff used to be maintained by
> Hans Petter Bieker <bieker at kde.org>, but I don't think he's been active for
> a long time. I've slowly been taking over a number of his bugs for the
> stuff I work on (KCalendarSystem, bits of KLocale, etc), if there's any
> products or components he's default for and gives up/doesn't respond I'd
> consider taking them on.
Can we track these in bugzilla instead? There is a product/component changes
component for the bugs.kde.org on bugs.kde.org. Somebody from bugsquad can
still do the changes of course, but that just seems easier to manage to make
sure we don't miss anything.
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