Katoob, the baby has a new father.
This post has a bit of my history and emotions. It can be skipped!
The summary is: Katoob has a new maintainer.
Yes, a long time.
Back in 2002, Gtk 2.x was just released. Efforts were spent porting, rewriting and redesigning parts of GNOME. The aim was GNOME 2.0 and later on 2.x