LinuxQuestions: Interview with gaim Maintainer Rob Flynn
Sep 25, 2004, 14:30 (1 Talkback[s])
[ Thanks to jeremy for this link.
"LQ) How did you get involved with the gaim project? How does it
feel to be the Maintainer of the most active project on
"RF) It was November of 1998 and Mark Spencer had just started
the project. I had met a girl at the beach that used AIM, and I had
no way to talk to her, so, I joined the project to help
development. I eventually just took over maintainership. It's a
pretty good feeling, and has given me a lot of experience. I still
like hearing from the various users of the project, even though the
experience can be unpleasent at times. This usually happens from
people that feel that I do the work as a paid job and complain when
things aren't implemented as quickly as they'd like..."