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Re: Indicator applets and related packages

On Mon, 2010-06-14 at 12:14 +0200, Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> On Mon, 14 Jun 2010, Evgeni Golov wrote:
> > > - indicator-applet https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/indicator-applet
> > >   RFP: http://bugs.debian.org/534556
> > 
> > No GNOME here, no way to test, sorry.
> Is that really the only component depending on Gnome?

That is the goal.  Some others depend on GTK like libdbusmenu-gtk, but
the goal is to make each piece need as little as possible to make it
easier for platforms like XFCE to adopt.

> > > I hope we can find maintainers for all those. Should they be maintained
> > > within the Debian Gnome team ?
> > 
> > libindicator is currently collab-maint with kartik@d.o (CCed) and me, if 
> > others want to join, we could start a "pkg-indicators" or something :)
> Or it could be "pkg-ayatana" that takes care of packaging the software
> that Ubuntu's Ayatana team releases:
> https://launchpad.net/ayatana
> I think this could be a good idea indeed. A team that would be very open
> to the upstream Ubuntu/Canonical maintainers.

I'm unfamiliar with Debian processes so I can't comment on whether a
team is appropriate.  But, I'd be happy to join a mailing list or answer
questions and provide help how ever I can.  I will need some guidance on
that though as things get setup.


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