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Seeking new maintainer(s) for HPLIP and amavisd-new

Unfortunately, due to various reasons I have been unable to dedicate as much
time and effort as HPLIP and amavisd-new require, lately (as in I couldn't
dedicate any effort to them, really).

Both of these packages are team-maintained in alioth (pkg-hpijs and
amavisd-new projects, respectively), but none of the other maintainers are
much active either.  This means that right now, they are gathering cowebs,
and this is *not* nice.

So, this mail is a request for new maintainers for both hplip and

I will still be around to offer advice when needed, and help with any doubts
about the current state of the packages.  But I very much doubt I will be
able to seriously work on hplip in the next months.  amavisd-new is easier,
so I might get it cleaned up and uploaded in the next month, but it *really*
could use an extra maintainer or two.

The requirements for HPLIP maintenance are python, some C, and good
autoconf+automake+Makefile housekeeping skills (the entire autotools and
makefiles need cleanup, resync to upstream, etc).  You will be able to work
with amazing people upstream and downstream.

The requirements for amavisd-new is a good grasp of perl and email
infrastructure, and the usual careful attitude one should have when dealing
with packages that are often mission-critical.  Upstream is very helpful,
active, and friendly.

If anyone is interested, please send me your alioth logins.

  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh

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