Future of OfflineIMAP

Philippe LeCavalier support at plecavalier.com
Thu Nov 11 15:57:55 GMT 2010

On Wed, 2010-11-10 at 13:59 -0600, John Goerzen wrote:

> On 11/10/2010 08:45 AM, Alexander S√łndergaard wrote:
> > I've seen the GitHub network of the project
> > (https://github.com/jgoerzen/offlineimap/network) and it seems that some people
> > are working on some fixes at the moment.
> That is an encouraging sign.
> > Are there any plans for the future of OfflineIMAP?
> At the moment, I think the project needs a maintainer.  Somebody to 
> integrate patches and make releases.  Evidence is that people are 
> interested in OfflineIMAP and some are making patches, which is great. 
> It needs someone to organize that effort...  and to anyone reading this, 
> THAT COULD BE YOU!  It doesn't have to take a lot of time.  It just 
> requires a certain level of interest and engagement.
> Some background on this can be found at:
> http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.mail.imap.offlineimap.general/1759
> http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.mail.imap.offlineimap.general/1769
> http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.mail.imap.offlineimap.general/1784
> Incidentally, I am retired so I no longer have an "OfflineIMAP 
> maintainer" hat I'm wearing as I write this.  This is just my own two cents.
> -- John

I would gladly take it on even-though I have zero time for something
like this but I am not a coder and never will be. I'm assuming the later
is a prerequisite? Can I oversee anything despite my inability?


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