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Perl package now needs Python, too



I maintain libxmltv-perl, a package that is still under active
development upstream:

   http://packages.debian.org/unstable/interpreters/libxmltv-perl.html

The package consists of a DTD in /usr/share/sgml/xmltv, a number of Perl
libraries in /usr/share/perl5/XMLTV, a set of "grabbers" that get TV
listings in XML format, and a few other configuration programs and
related utilities.  Up until now, everything has been written in Perl.

My problem?  Suddenly, a new grabber has been added, and this new
grabber has been written in Python rather than Perl.  I have nothing
against Python, but this change seems to at least invalidate the name of
my package...

What do I do with this?  I see a few options.  One is to rename my
package to something more general (maybe just 'xmltv' rather than
'libxmltv-perl'?).  Another is to split the Python grabber off into its
own package (maybe something like 'libxmltv-python'?).  I'm not sure
what else is appropriate.

Anyone have any suggestions?

KEN

-- 
Kenneth J. Pronovici <pronovic@ieee.org>
Personal Homepage: http://www.skyjammer.com/~pronovic/
"They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little 
 temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety." 
      - Benjamin Franklin, Historical Review of Pennsylvania, 1759 

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