[avahi] Official github organization for avahi

Krzesimir Nowak krzesimir at kinvolk.io
Thu May 26 10:55:16 UTC 2016


Some of us at Kinvolk talked to Lennart about the official repository of
the avahi project, because at the moment the situation is quite confusing -
the official repo is still http://git.0pointer.net/avahi.git, but
apparently the newest releases are cut from the
https://github.com/lathiat/avahi repo and the main avahi page mentions the
latter as the location for filing issues and pull requests.

It may be a good idea to create an official organization on github to avoid
this situation. Currently, github.com/avahi seems to be taken, so there are
two options:
Follow the anti-squatting policy on github (
https://help.github.com/articles/name-squatting-policy/) to take over the
If this account is actually used (may have an activity only on private
repositories, so from outside it looks unused), then maybe register an
organization under a different name like avahi-sd (from avahi service

If there is an agreement for the above scenario, I can make the steps to
let it happen.

I can also offer some of my time to the maintenance of the project.

Krzesimir Nowak

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