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

On Thu, Nov 06, 2003 at 08:04:21PM +0100, Mattia Dongili wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 06, 2003 at 01:23:09PM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote:
> > 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.


> > 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?
> synaptic-touchpad-driver?
> synaptic-driver?

What's the module name?  "synaptic"?

If so, I recommend:


Please be sure to mention in the package description that this is a
driver module *for* the XFree86 X server, not a driver module *from* the
XFree86 Project, Inc.

> > > 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
> README.Debian

Okay.  Thanks for working on this!

G. Branden Robinson                |     It just seems to me that you are
Debian GNU/Linux                   |     willfully entering an arse-kicking
branden@debian.org                 |     contest with a monstrous entity
http://people.debian.org/~branden/ |     that has sixteen legs and no arse.

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