finding the unloved Pt. 2

Matt Rogers mattr at
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 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 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>, 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.
> Cheers!
> John.

Can we track these in bugzilla instead? There is a product/component changes 
component for the on 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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