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Request for Comments: Future of xindy

       Hello out there,

as some of you may have already noticed I'm not able to support xindy
in the way it should be. This is mainly due to lack of time and

I have already discussed this topic with Thomas Henlich and he
suggested to move the whole project to

Here is what SourceForge tells about itself:

About SourceForge

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People: The SourceForge staff has worked hard to make SourceForge a
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Thanks: We owe a lot of thanks to the people that wrote the Software
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More Information: If you have further questions, they might be
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Quite famous projects are located there as you can see in the top
downloads list:

With this mail I'd like to open up this topic for broad discussion.

There have been many hints about what could be improved, ranging from
documentation, packing new distributions to additional features. 
Putting it on sourceforge could open up future improvements by the
people interested in those topics. Especially, 

Especially. I'm interested if any of would be interested in playing
the role of a coordinator that manages the project in the future. 

Any comments are appreciated.

Cheers, Roger

Roger Kehr                   email:
Department of Computer Science              phone: +49 6151 16-6233
Darmstadt University of Technology            fax: +49 6151 16-6229