mintty project

Corinna Vinschen
Tue Jun 2 07:59:00 GMT 2015

On Jun  2 08:05, Thomas Wolff wrote:
> Am 01.06.2015 um 10:36 schrieb Corinna Vinschen:
> >On May 31 23:15, Thomas Wolff wrote:
> >>As a contributor to mintty, some sent me a notice discussing the move to
> >>github (
> >>and now there is already a github fork of mintty
> >>(
> >>I'd like to discuss what you (cygwin maintainers and others) think of this
> >>move, whether it's good for mintty to be hosted on github. Personally I feel
> >>that a platform like sourceforge provides a more professional project
> >>environment which would provide more confidence in stable project
> >>development.
> >>What do you think?
> >It's not so much the hosting service providing the upstream repository
> >which concerns me, it's the lack of development, the lack of a responsive
> >maintainer, and the lack of a new, stable mintty package.  You're in for
> >one of the newly created pink plush hippos if you're going to take over
> >mintty maintainership ;)
> OK, I'll take the hippo ;) I just spoke to Andy and we agreed that I
> take the maintainership for the cygwin package for the time being.

Thanks a lot.  I just wonder why Andy doesn't reply to my mails.
Have I done something wrong?

> He
> does intend to continue to participate but isn't currently finding the
> time (as many others...).

Yeah, time's always a problem.  Life takes enough time already, and
above that you still have to work for a living.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Maintainer                 cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat
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