Is there a maintainer for this project for the moment?
No, there is no maintainer. But if you are interested in becoming the maintainer, you will be granted cvs access by ElliotLee. And furthermore, read about how to participate on LiveCD.
How was the project started?
The project was started as one of the Google
s Summer of Code projects. Darko Ilic was the previous maintainer. The name for the project came from ElliotLee.