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Re: Is Paul Dwerryhouse MIA?

On Tue, 2010-01-19 at 08:05, Charles Plessy wrote:
> Le Mon, Jan 18, 2010 at 12:05:52AM +0100, Milan P. Stanic a écrit :
> > On Sun, 2010-01-17 at 22:57, Jonas Smedegaard wrote:
> > > I am worried if perhaps Paul Dwerryhouse <paul@dwerryhouse.com.au>
> > > is Missing In Action.
> > > 
> > > He is maintainer of kannel which I have a special interest in.  For
> > > some time now I have had to use an unofficial packaging of a newer
> > > release due to the package in Debian being quite outdated (see
> > > bug#563661).  I recently packaged the kannel-sqlbox addon and plan
> > > to package mbuni - but find it silly to work on a "fork" of the
> > > (un?)maintained kannel.
> > Few months ago I tried to contact him for same reason (outdated kannel
> > package) but didn't received any answer.
> > In the meantime I stopped to use kannel extensively so I didn't tried
> > again but just created bare-bone packages from upstream for use on one
> > server.
> Dear Jonas,
> If others like Milan did not manage to contact the package's maintainer, maybe

I tried just once because I don't like to bother people over Net.

> you can go ahead an take over the package now ? By the way, Ubuntu has already
> upgraded to the latest upstream version since almost a year now, and there are
> no bugs related to this upgrade, so despite the freeze is soon it may be safe
> to upgrade the Debian package as well.

I actually used patches from Ubuntu to build kannel for myself. I just
skipped database support because I don't need it.

And it is quite stable, it works six months for now without restart and
without any problem.

Kind regards,  Milan
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