The GNOME Virtual File System is the GNOME 1.4+ file access library. It provides file system abstractions (so that e.g. you can access files contained in a tar file or on a WEBDAV server transparently) and asynchronous operations (so that the application does not block while executing them).
This project has the following developers:
New HTML Parser: The long-awaited libxml2 based HTML parser code is live. It needs further work but already handles most markup better than the original parser.
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If you're a C programmer with some spare time, take a look at the mod_virgule project page and help us with one of the tasks on the ToDo list!