I was surprised by the information that Dia was discontinued, because
it is an useful tool which I continue to use.

So I looked into dia.

Debian Stretch has dia 0.97.3+git20160930-6, which was uploaded at 23
May 2017.

The package's metadata points at the project's homepage at:

However, the homepage mentions that version 0.97.2 is the last released
one, and it was released at 18 Dec 2011.
I looked for the development version at
and tried to execute 'git clone git://git.gnome.org/dia' but it failed
claiming no route to the host, even though 'ping git.gnome.org' works.
I tried numeric IP address, and it did not work as well.

Going via Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dia_(software)) led
me to: https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/dia/
and then 'git clone https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/dia.git' was

According to git log, the most recent real update is from 22 Jun 2017.

Conclusion: Dia is still being maintained, even if only on the
translations front.

--- Omer Zak

On Sun, 2018-09-16 at 19:07 +0300, Shay Gover wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm looking for a diagram tool that supports RTL. Dia doesn't support
> and since it's discontinued it won't support it. Tried pencil project
> and inkscape too but they have no RTL support too.
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