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Re: Our project

On Sun, 5 Mar 2006 23:05:26 +0100, Enrico Zini <enrico@enricozini.org> said:

> On Sun, Mar 05, 2006 at 03:52:22PM -0500, Joe Smith wrote:
>> Wait just one second here! Does this mean that an alien race that is
>> hive-mind based cannot apply?  In one sense it would be an
>> individual, but it would consist of multiple beings.

> Bah, no aliens, thanks.

Well, we already have at least one alien:

# apt-cache show alien
Package: alien
Priority: optional
Section: admin
Installed-Size: 464
Maintainer: Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org>
Architecture: all
Version: 8.63
Depends: debhelper (>= 3), perl (>= 5.6.0-16), rpm (>= 2.4.4-2), dpkg-dev, make, cpio
Suggests: patch, bzip2, lsb-rpm, lintian
Filename: pool/main/a/alien/alien_8.63_all.deb
Size: 103664
MD5sum: 4a48fc8446869a8b158b37285ce50d3e
Description: install non-native packages with dpkg
 Alien allows you to convert LSB, Red Hat, Stampede and Slackware Packages
 into Debian packages, which can be installed with dpkg.
 It can also generate packages of any of the other formats.
 This is a tool only suitable for binary packages.
Tag: devel::packaging, interface::commandline, made-of::lang:perl, suite::debian, use::converting, works-with::archive:tar, works-with::software:package

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