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> From: Russell Van Tassell <russell at loosenut com>
> To: Dmitry Sazonov <dsazonov at aamc org>
> Cc: Allan P. Magmanlac <Allan Magmanlac at nrns.ca>, snips-users at navya com
> Subject: Re: [snips-users] error in log or where is a maintainer?
> Date: 11 Feb 2003 14:40:00 -0800
> On Fri, Jan 17, 2003 at 04:01:24PM -0500, Dmitry Sazonov wrote:
> > this is very old problem. It seems to me that SNIPS doesn't have a 
> > maintainer anymore (last 2 years).
> > IMHO the project should be moved to sourceforge and a new maintainer 
> > should be found.
> > otherwise it will slowly die (it may be dead already?).
> > 
> > PS: we are moving off of SNIPS because it's not maintained anymore.
> Personally, I'd /love/ to (re)start contributing to this project
> again... I know that Tuc (?) used to be very active, as well, though I
> suspect he might have moved on to better things already?  Personally,
> I've offered to get something up on a CVS server, but with the advent an
> acceptance of Sourceforge...
> ...question being, what Vikas might think of such a thing?  I seem to
> remember previous opposition to outside help?  (though I know he's
> gladly accepted patches from me in the past and has applied them in
> later releases)

I've noticed the same thing. I too was donating patches to the project and 
they have all been accepted. This list has been very inactive too. Hopefully
Vikas is reading this and will either help or at the least give us his okay 
to go to sourceforge.

At one point I think Vikas had set up a CVS server and offered to give poeple
who asked update access. I asked for it but never got it.

Ean Kingston <ean at hedron org>

Zyrion Traverse Network Monitoring & Network Management Software