Re: vte [was Re: houston, we have a problem- 2.10 showstoppers]

I already asked Nalin about this, unfortunately I didn't get a reply from him.


-----Original Message-----
From: Luis Villa <luis>
To: Ross Golder <ross>
Date: Mon, 28 Feb 2005 11:46:40 -0500
Subject: vte [was Re: houston, we have a problem- 2.10 showstoppers]

On Mon, 28 Feb 2005 23:17:08 +0700, Ross Golder <ross> wrote:
> On Mon, 2005-02-28 at 10:43 -0500, Luis Villa wrote:
> >122150         gnome-termnal won't "redraw" text lines properly-
> >redrawing is broken and has been for a long time. Given that vte is
> >defacto unmaintained, and there is a patch that has been tested for a
> >while now in gentoo, this just needs someone to commit and roll a new
> >tarball.
> >
> Perhaps you could give 'vte' a mention on gnome-love as a project
> needing a maintainer? A terminal emulation widget sounds like a pretty
> cool bit of software to work on to me. I love terminals and terminal
> emulation. If I had enough time, I'd take it on myself. There's bound to
> be other people out there that are into terminal emulators that are
> willing to check in a few patches and roll the odd tarball every now and
> then.

Mainly because it is only defacto unmaintained. If Nalin actually
officially gave up, or better yet said he wanted a co-maintainer to
work with and filter patches, that would be a great course of action.

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