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[Savannah-register-public] [task #13707] Submission of Guile-Clutter

From: David Pirotte
Subject: [Savannah-register-public] [task #13707] Submission of Guile-Clutter
Date: Tue, 01 Sep 2015 17:45:13 +0000
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Follow-up Comment #6, task #13707 (project administration):

Hello Assaf,

> Sorry for the delay.

It's ok.

> Before I create the new independent project (guile-clutter) - I
> just wanted to verify with you: this new project will be marked
> as "non gnu" (because it wasn't officially accepted as an
> independent GNU package).

Oh, that is a bad surprise: I feel this would be a serious
regression and I believe most developers and users would feel the

To be honest, I did not even think this request would get
Guile-Clutter to have go through the Gnu evaluation process
again, since it is a branch of a Gnu project which clearly needs
it own projet page, git repo, web pages ...  The original author
already commented about that a long time ago ["... since for the
time being we only have 1 savannah project page ..."]

> Shall I continue with 'non-gnu' ?

No.  I would like Guile-Clutter to remain a Gnu Project, so may I
ask why it failed the exam and what I can do to remedy?


[*] Afaict, it complies to all requirements.  I'm getting close
to a release, a hudge improvement compare to its previous

  Note the notes about cogl and clutter installations [in favour
  of a separate project page I mean ...  Even the programming
  style is different [both a callback and an actor model...]

  Also, I found a bug in clutter itself, in 1.12.2 up to their
  master branch, so now I also need to add to these explanations
  for users [how to] to git cherry-pick 1 specific patch ... see

  [ it took me a little while to convince Emmanuele Bassi there was
  [ grid layout resize bug, but he finnally agreed and patched.


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