The best way to say in touch with CLAW development status and getting help, is joining the mailing lists.
Developer mailing list
This is the right place where to ask for help and to discuss of the features that might be implemented into CLAW. Join
Annonunce mailing list
New version fo CLAW will be made to this mailing list. This is a low traffic ml.
SVN mailing list
Every commit to CLAW subversion repository will be sent to this mailing list
Please don't forget to read the manual.
Also hacking the source code may come in hand.