Re: ITP: ubh -- Download and decode Usenet binaries
On Mon, Dec 04, 2000 at 10:09:55AM -0500, Itai Zukerman wrote:
> Package: wnpp
> Severity: wishlist
> I plan to package ubh, the Usenet Binary Harvester. From the README:
> ubh - the Usenet Binary Harvester - is a GPL'ed Perl console
> application which automatically discovers, downloads, and decodes
> single-part and multi-part Usenet binaries. Automatically assembles
> multi-part binaries. Provides searching via Perl regular expression
> syntax. Also provides a pre-selection capability whereby the user can
> interactively choose which binaries to download. Uses a standard
> .newsrc file to control which groups and articles to process.
> Runs anywhere Perl runs. Tested under Unix-based Perl and Active Perl
> on Win32 platforms. Requires Net::NNTP and News::Newsrc (which itself
> requires Set::IntSpan).
> Unfortunately, it requires News::Newsrc and Set::IntSpan which aren't
> in Debian, yet. I've packaged these things for personal use, but I
> don't consider myself enough of a Perl guru to maintain these
> modules so I'll be submitting a RFP for these.
I'll package both of these. I've also already gotten both packaged as well.
Please forward the bug numbers to me so I can close them. (They're not showing
up on the web site yet.)
Mike Mattice - Debian Developer
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