From: Zoltan Kota <z.kota@gm...> - 2009-01-10 20:41:55
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Date: Sat, 10 Jan 2009 22:10:29 +1300
From: Jochen <cycomanic@...>
To: Zoltan Kota <z.kota@...>
Subject: Re: [pyblio-devel] Project status - looking for stability!!
On Fri, 2009-01-09 at 22:48 +0100, Zoltan Kota wrote:
> On Fri, 9 Jan 2009, Frederik Elwert wrote:
> > Am Donnerstag, den 08.01.2009, 20:45 +0100 schrieb Markus Meissner:
> > > I'm really worried about your project because I used it years ago and now
> > > it is hardly working. There is a big need of a bibliography manager for
> > > linux especially for the gnome desktop.
> > Yes, I also really liked Pybliographer and used it a lot. It's very sad
> > to see the development stop.
> I'm also a pybliographer fun. :-) I still use it for my bibliography.
> Unfortunately Frederic no longer use it...
> > > I rather want to contribute,
> > > integrating a treeview for database management, a plug-in for tracker and
> > > a thumbnail preview for pdf (gnomeui). A view questions before:
> > I also thought about picking up the project and had some ideas about
> > tagging etc. But I found that interest in this was less than I had
> > thought, I found noone else who was interested in working on it (maybe I
> > just didn't search enough).
> Having enough active developers was always a lack. I have had some minor
> contribution, although I'm not really a programmer. But what I did in
> supporting development I can continue.
> > > Do you intend to move to a modern source code management tool like svn/git..?
> > I once tried to import the arch tree into bazaar. There is a bzr plugin
> > for this. But it never finished, it always hang at some point. I have
> > the impression that I didn't register all archives where older portions
> > of the code might live, but I wasn't able to solve that. I guess a bzr
> > branch of pybliographer (or another distributed VCS) would make hacking
> > on pybliographer much easier.
> I also had/have the idea to change from baz to bzr. (I've sent some
> questions recently to Frederic regarding this issue.)
Well for what it's worth, I've also always liked pybliographer. I
thought several times about trying to do some hacking on it, but never
really got around to it. Baz being a royal pita to set up didn't help
with my motivation either. Anyways, I've since moved to Jabref, however
if someone really decides to pick up development again I'm willing to
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