Being an active developer is great, but updates that generate an email to all subscribed users should be made in moderation. I'm interested in this project but I'm unsubscribing because of the 80+ projects I'm subscribed to, this one generates an overwhelming percentage of my freshmeat email.
Because he's an active developer?
Why new versions of this project are announced so often? IMHO a version per week would be enough.
An open, cross-platform journaling program.
A scientific plotting package.