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Re: Bug#219163: ITP: synaptic-touchpad -- Synaptics TouchPad driver for XFree86

On Thu, Nov 06, 2003 at 01:23:09PM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 05, 2003 at 12:05:22PM +0100, Mattia Dongili wrote:
> > On Tue, Nov 04, 2003 at 07:47:41PM +0100, Andreas Metzler wrote:
> > > In article <[🔎] E1AH5wi-0000XI-DH@inferi> (local.debian-devel) you wrote:
> > > > Package: wnpp
> > > > Severity: wishlist
> > > 
> > > > * Package name    : synaptic-touchpad
> > Branden, can you confirm?
> Er, actually, last I heard, the author was still looking into
> relicensing it in a manner consistent with XFree86's requirements.
> (They don't accept GPLed code.)

that's what he told me too. He also said he is still unable to contact
every single contributor to confirm the license change.

> I just checked branches/4.3.0/sid in my SVN repo and there is no mention
> of the driver, so I do not think it is there.
> It may be a good idea to go ahead and package it, though I am not sure
> you have picked the best name for it.

hummm... I know... It took me a while to choose it :) Any suggestion?

> > and btw, (I'm still in the NM queue) how do I remove the ITP bug? do I
> > just need to close it?
> If you abandon the package, change it to an RFP.  If you package it,
> close the bug in the changelog of the initial release.

I'll package it. I'm a bit unsure about XFree configuration after
installation. I'll simply provide a sample configuration and big fat


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