Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 207003
Christopher Aillon: Please Respond
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:43 EST
In compliance with the Fedora Extras AWOL Maintainer Policy , this is an
official request for your immediate response.
The issue you need to address is bug #193430, which is a request that you
update epiphany-extensions in Extras to the new version (2.14.1) from
upstream, as it fixes some severe gestures- and scroller-related troubles
introduced with GTK 2.8.17+ as well as a crashing bug in the page-info
Thus, any users of the current package on an updated FC5 installation would
see these bugs and simply would not be able to use the gestures, auto-scroller
or smooth-scroller extensions (the latter two of which I, personally, find
extremely useful). These bugs are so severe, in fact, as to lock up one's
entire desktop session when the user middle-clicks a web page (which is how
these extensions are activated, if they are enabled). Aside from this, the
page-info extension in the current package version will crash quite splendidly
and repeatedly on attempts to use it, and this is also fixed in the new
It has been almost 4 months since I first posted that bug, without so much as
a response. I have emailed you twice about this (message IDs
<44ED45E1.email@example.com> and <44F78627.firstname.lastname@example.org>;
copies of which are available upon request), and pinged you on IRC twice (once
earlier today, and another a few weeks ago). I have yet to receive any response
from you, in regards to said bug or otherwise, in any of these forms of
Erm. Not sure why it split the lines of the above post like that; sorry. >_<
I received a response from Chris via IRC (#fedora-extras):
<codergeek42> caillon: Are you around?
<caillon> codergeek42, not really. on vacation.
Excuse this bug then...