Orphaned bouml

Hello everybody,

I have orphaned the bouml [1, 2] package. I haven't used this
application for almost a decade, and don't have any time or motivation
to give it the attention that it needs.

Feel free to pick it up if you want to. If you do, you might want to
update it to one of the more recent upstream releases [3].

Someone could also create a Flatpak and submit it to Flathub!


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Re: Orphaned bouml

By Kevin Kofler at 08/16/2018 - 20:31

Debarshi Ray wrote:
That is not possible because Bouml is not Free Software anymore.

Bouml 7 is "free" as in beer, but not Free Software, and therefore not
allowed in Fedora. (The intermediate versions 5 and 6 were also proprietary
and required the purchase of a license.) 4.21 is the last version we can
ship, and so this needs to be treated like any other software that is dead

See: <a href=";t=416" title=";t=416">;t=416</a>

Kevin Kofler

Re: Orphaned bouml

By Raphael Groner at 08/29/2018 - 19:07

Hi Kevin,
thanks for this important hint about the license change.
Maybe we can ship a package for douml instead? DoUML [*] is a fork and provides official support for Qt5 with a combined license model [**].
Of course, any objection must be considered in a new request for package review. I can work on that.
Regards, Raphael

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Re: Orphaned bouml

By Raphael Groner at 08/11/2018 - 08:30

Hi Debarshi,

I can take bouml (and maybe also bouml-doc).

New homepage and latest version of bouml is 7.7.1:
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Maybe we should do a new package review because of the major version bump and verify with current packaging guidelines? But without going through an official orphan process.

Regards, Raphael

Re: Orphaned bouml

By Zbigniew =?utf-... at 08/12/2018 - 07:04

On Sat, Aug 11, 2018 at 12:30:58PM -0000, Raphael Groner wrote:
Once it's orphaned, you need to file a ticket to get ownership. But
before six (IIRC) weeks pass, no official re-review is needed.


Re: Orphaned bouml

By Debarshi Ray at 08/09/2018 - 11:38

On Thu, Aug 09, 2018 at 03:32:35PM +0000, Debarshi Ray wrote:
And also its sibling bouml-doc package:
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