apt-offline 1.4 has been released . This is a minor bug fix release. In fact, one feature, offline bug reports (--bug-reports), has been dropped for now.
The Debian BTS interface seems to have changed over time and the older debianbts.py module (that used the CGI interface) does not seem to work anymore. The current debbugs.py module seems to have switched to the SOAP interface.
As someone who learned computers on his own, I always acknowledged the value that the Free Software movement has brought. The accessibility of these topics, which are only supposed to be part of text books and schools, is available for anyone and everyone who has the resource and passion to do it.
But this past week, 2 things made me pretty impressed with the maturity and quality of work that we do.