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Bug#311829: RFA: fbgrab -- Framebuffer grabber

Hello Florian,

* Florian Ernst <florian@uni-hd.de> [2005-06-04 14:25]:
> Hello Nico,
> On Fri, Jun 03, 2005 at 05:59:46PM +0200, Nico Golde wrote:
> > * Florian Ernst <florian@uni-hd.de> [2005-06-03 17:56]:
> > > I request an adopter for the fbgrab package, as I don't really use
> > > framebuffer anymore. The package seems to be in good shape, there are
> > > no bugs and it is up to date with upstream.
> > 
> > is this program maintaining active? the last release was feb
> > 2004.
> I haven't heard anything from upstream ever since I contacted him
> after taking over from Ola. Well, I don't know if anything goes on at
> all...

Ok, so I will contact him as soon as I can.

> > i am interrested in the package. are you able to sponsor the
> > upload?
> I'm quite able to sponsor an upload, but whether I'll do it or not
> will pretty much depend on the changes applied to the packaging,
> especially as I believe there isn't much that really _needs_ to be
> done. I personally dislike changes that are basically nothing but a
> "It's mine!".

Yes you are totally right. Its not in my interest to do an
upload just because of the maintainer field.

> Furthermore I forgot to CC Ola in my RFA (see bugreport online). If he
> is still interested he's got first dibs.

So lets do it like this:
I will contact the upstream author in the next week and then
I will write you an email in which I decide if I will adopt
it. Is that ok for you? Or maybe there are good alternatives
for this program so we are able to drop the package from the
Regards Nico
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