[Slackbuilds-users] sbopkg code and domains

Oda oda at member.fsf.org
Thu Jun 11 15:23:11 UTC 2015

Hi Chess, thank you for the great job so far. I use sbopkg on a daily
bases and, if slakmagik could not take over the maintenance, I will be
glad to do so, or help him, otherwise.

If you don't have time to do it right, where
are you going to find the time to do it over?

On Thu, Jun 11, 2015 at 10:56 AM, Matteo Bernardini
<matteo.bernardini at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2015-06-11 16:25 GMT+02:00 Chess Griffin <chess at chessgriffin.com>:
>> Hey all-
>> I have been very quiet the last couple of years.  I'm still walking upright,
>> but family and work are taking almost all of my time.  As a result, I have
>> stopped developing sbopkg or maintaining the website.
>> If anyone wants to take the sbopkg code and fork it or move it over to
>> github or do something else with it, please go to the Google Code repo[1]
>> and grab it.  I think Google Code is shutting down in the near future[2] so
>> moving the code should happen sooner rather than later, if it happens at
>> all.
>> Also, I own the sbopkg.org and sbopkg.com domains.  They are both set to
>> expire on October 27, 2015.  I will not be renewing either domain.  If you
>> want to chat about transferring the domain, just drop me an email.
>> By now, there are probably newer and/or better tools that do what sbopkg
>> does anyway, so maybe none of this needs to be done, which is fine too.  I
>> just wanted to get this out there as a heads up.
> thanks for sbopkg chess, it has been an essential tool for me in these
> last years.
> just to preserve stuff I exported it on my github account (so I had
> done also another thing that's testing also the export from google
> code) but I really hope it gets in the hands of someone that can give
> it more attention than me (work is taking a great part of my time :(
> ): isn't slakmagik interested at all in maintaining it?
> Matteo
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