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Bug#649274: Forming a new upstream for timidity (and reporting various issues with current deb pkg)


On 11/19/2011 09:59 PM, Geoffrey Thomas wrote:
On Sat, 19 Nov 2011, Neil Williams wrote:

CC'ing the only person to express some interest. Geoffrey, if you are
no longer interested in timidity, despite signs of interest from a
possible new upstream, please retitle #585039 as O: instead of ITA:

Thanks for Ccing me. The "real world" had caught up with me a bit this semester, both in terms of taking away time for non-academic technical work and for writing music, but I'm graduating soon and done with interviews, so I have more time now (and have a laptop running testing) and do intend to maintain it.

I'd given my sponsor a debdiff to adopt the package and fix the FTBFS. I think we'd just both forgotten about it -- I've just poked him about uploading it.

Hans, thanks for the patches and review, and I'll try to take a look at them over the next few days. I'd definitely be interested in contributing to a revived upstream -- yes, timidity does need some love. :)

That is great to hear!

Let me know if you've any questions. Note that my patches are
based on the current CVS code, not on the latest tarbal!

I'm afraid that I'm not getting anywhere so far with my attempts to
take over the current sf.net project, my mail to all the developers
and the single admin it has now has bounced for at least the

I'll try to contact the sf.net staff, but AFAIK they no longer allow
taking over projects without help from one of the former admins.



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