Jasper, Josh,
By all means I think that is the best course of action. The library is used by us, and if
noone is maintaining it lets ask to take it over.
Leo Albert Jackson Jr

--- On Fri, 12/17/10, Josh Andler <scislac@gmail.com> wrote:

From: Josh Andler <scislac@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [Inkscape-devel] Should inkscape take over libcroco?
To: "Jasper van de Gronde" <th.v.d.gronde@hccnet.nl>
Cc: inkscape-devel@lists.sourceforge.net
Date: Friday, December 17, 2010, 12:40 PM

On Fri, Dec 17, 2010 at 6:11 AM, Jasper van de Gronde
<th.v.d.gronde@hccnet.nl> wrote:
> On 2010-12-17 14:48, Daniel Macks wrote:
>> I just received a fairly surly reponse to a libcroco bug on bugzilla.gnome.
>  > Apparently the upstream is so inactive that gnome doesn't want to see
> bugs
>  > about it. Inkscape appears to be a major user of this library and
>  > (last I knew) had some unmerged (or at least unreleased) patches for it.
>  > Might be worthwhile for an inkscape dev to get developer access to
>  > the project on gnome to keep it alive. Bonus: could actually use it
>  > as an external dependency instead of needing bundled source?
> This makes me wonder what other people are using? I couldn't find that
> many alternatives with a quick Google search.

It's a great question because I spent the better part of an evening
trying to find this same answer and really didn't turn much up.


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