New bug owner for mapscript needed

Umberto Nicoletti umberto.nicoletti at GMAIL.COM
Mon May 29 11:10:31 EDT 2006

congratulations on your new job, I wish you all the best!
I really enjoyed the (short) time we spent working together on mapserver.

On 5/26/06, Sean Gillies <sgillies at> wrote:
> Hey all,
> I've got a brand new gig starting in June that, while geospatial in
> nature, won't be making much direct use of MapServer, and won't allow
> me much time to respond to mapscript bugs. My time as owner of the
> SWIG mapscript Bugzilla component is done. Maybe you'll want to
> reassign to one person, or split it up by language, that's up to you.

I also think we should split mapscript ownership in many modules: if
that will be done I volunteer to take care of Java mapscript.


> And since I don't foresee making many more big contributions to
> MapServer, I will resign my seat on the TSC as well, effective June
> 12. I'd like to retain commit privilege in order to make the odd bug
> fix here and there, but that's about the extent of my future
> involvement. I won't be supporting the Python test framework, or the
> mapscript.txt doc. To me, these are failed efforts, and the search
> should begin for something better.
> I'll stick around for Bugzilla through the end of June, so that a new
> component owner can be found, and I will of course be happy to assist
> that person or persons in taking over.
> cheers,
> Sean
> ---
> Sean Gillies

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