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Re: Bug#203498: ITP: decss -- utility for stripping CSS tags from an HTML page.


On Wed, Jul 30, 2003 at 04:56:15PM +0200, Sam Hocevar wrote:

> On Wed, Jul 30, 2003, Keith Dunwoody wrote:
> > >>* Package name    : decss
> > >
> > >Like that won't be a confusing package name. ;-p
> > 
> > If you read the website, that was the point ;)
>    And what is the point of confusing our users and cluttering the package/
> executable namespace with a useless program that could be replaced with
> a sed one-liner?

Cluttering the namespace? The name isn't very generic, I'd say. A
moderately complex sed one-liner is probably all that's needed, but to
have it in a file is nice.

If it's so easy to type in, I'd have expected it in your response.

>    I object to this ITP. Not very strongly, but I still object.

I think it's a wonderful idea to have a decss package in Debian. If
Debian cannot distribute the decss that allows Debian users to view DVD
movies (yet), then distributing this one is a good alternative, I'd say.



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