[Geany-devel] Me, Geany and the future

Colomban Wendling lists.ban at xxxxx
Wed Aug 10 21:49:46 UTC 2011

Le 09/08/2011 22:27, Matthew Brush a écrit :
> On 08/09/11 11:38, Enrico Tröger wrote:
>> [...]
>> I'd like to find a new project maintainer who keeps the development
>> going on, coordinate the project with the community, reviews patches,
>> makes releases and so on.
>> The first candidate is of course Colomban if he wants. Though, I don't
> I second the nomination of Colomban, assuming he's willing/interested.
> It definitively takes someone with the eye for perfection and great
> knowledge to handle this.

Wow, thanks for the compliment :)

>> Any volunteers for this should now raise their voice!
> I would like to volunteer as a normal developer/committer, but not as
> the lead/maintainer.  I can also help with investigating and managing
> bugs and so forth.

Cool :)

> However, as I've made it known previously, I think
> it would be *really* helpful for current and future development of Geany
> to move towards the simpler and more accessible GitHub/Git combination.

I'm still not sure about the GitHub part (though still have nothing
better to suggest, and felt GitHub quite usable), but I agree that Git
and a pull-my-feature-branch-based workflow would probably be great.

>> I'm afraid especially for the Windows builds some assistance is
>> necessary as before, I always made the Windows builds on my own and
>> never documented what's necessary and how this is done (shame on me).
> I would also volunteer for this, if no one else more qualified steps up.
>  I've built Geany a few times on Windows and I do still have access to
> Win7 on my laptop.  Unfortunately, I'm not very familiar, as you
> mentioned, with the process used by Geany for packaging the Windows
> build (installer, bundled GTK+, etc).

Hehe, we've got our new masochist :D
No kidding, thanks!


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