On Sun, Dec 12, 2004 at 05:44:27PM +0100, Bernhard Walle wrote: > Hello, > > at first, what is Muttprint? Muttprint is a small Perl script to print > mails in Mutt and other text-based mail clients in a friendly way. > > I've been working on Muttprint for 3 years. It was my first OpenSource > project, it was my first real Perl program and it has been useful for me > and lots of other people. Of course, it's still useful. > > But my interests have changed in that time. Of course, Perl is a good > scripting languages and I still use it for scripting. And I still think > it's the best language available for the task that Muttprint performs. > But my interest have changed in direction C, C++ and Java. UTF-8 > handling in current Perl versions is awful in my opinion and > OO-programming in Perl is not what I wish. > > Most work on Muttprint was not programming but writing documentation, > anwer mails and making releases. One mistake was to write both English > and German documentation. Another mistake was to wait with releases > until all documentation translators have contributed. KDE, Xf ce and > other big projects do this better. > > While programming the new UTF-8 stuff I saw that this work was more a > burden than fun and that's the reason for me to look for a new > maintainer of Muttprint. Someone with more time and somewone who really > wants to add new features. So: If YOU like to takeover the developement > of Muttprint, please mail me! Hi Bernhard, I suggest that you make such comments for package upkeep or takeover on debian-devel. -Kev -- counter.li.org #238656 -- goto counter.li.org and be counted! (__) (oo) /------\/ / | || * /\---/\ ~~ ~~ ...."Have you mooed today?"...
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