[Slackbuilds-users] My packages

Miguel De Anda miguel at thedeanda.com
Wed Feb 4 01:07:04 UTC 2015

sorry to hear that. if nobody's taken fritzing, i'll take that one.


On Tue, Feb 3, 2015 at 5:02 PM, Niels Horn <niels.horn at gmail.com> wrote:

> Greetings to all,
> As some of you may have noticed, I've not been able to update my
> SlackBuild scripts for some time now.
> It's not that I've lost interest.
> My whole professional life has been motivated by changes and challenges
> and when some time ago the company I work for offered me a new challenge, I
> accepted it. At the time I had no real clue about the consequences, but the
> idea of branching away from a technical career to an executive position
> seduced me (money-wise as well, naturally).
> I've learned many new things, like negotiating with legal departments,
> collaboration with branches from all aver the world, motivating leaders,
> setting goals and encouraging people to work hard to reach them, etc.
> But, it came with a price... More responsibility and more work hours.
> And that means less time for fun projects like maintaining SlackBuilds, a
> blog, homepage, etc.
> I miss that, but it is a choice I made and I'm enjoying some of the
> results.
> The only non-professional activity I kept is carpentry. I enjoy building
> furniture, fixing anything made from wood and hope to continue doing so
> ever after I retire.
> I still use Slackware and will continue doing so as long as it exists. No
> Windows or Mac for me.
> Over the last several months I've received some e-mails requesting updates
> of scripts.
> Some people I managed to convince to take over maintainership of a certain
> package, others not (yet).
> Basically, all my scripts are "up for grabs". I've not even been able to
> keep track of which ones already have been taken over, so feel free to do a
> # find ./ -name "*.info" -exec grep -l "Niels Horn" {} \;
> in your local copy of the SlackBuilds repository.
> If you have any technical questions about a specific script, feel free to
> contact me. It might take a few days to get an answer, but eventually I
> will.
> For the rest, the very capable administrators of SlackBuilds.org will no
> doubt find a way to handle any questions.
> Have fun!
> --
> Niels Horn
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