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O: imwheel -- Program to support the "wheel" on most new mice

Package: wnpp
Severity: normal

I intend to orphan the imwheel package.

I am no longer using it or properly able to take care of it, mainly
because I don't use XFree 3.x.x anymore. I still find this package
important/useful for people running old or slow hardware, that's why I'm
orphaning it instead of removing it from the archive. It has a RC bug
that can posibly be downgraded. It should not be hard to fix, but I
don't have the hardware.

If anyone is interested, please drop me a line. If nobody adopts imwheel
in a month or so, I will request it's removal from the archive.

The package description is:
 Most new mice, including the Microsoft IntelliMouse, and the Logitech
 MouseMan+, Wheel Mouse, and others, now have a "wheel" button in the
 middle of them. This wheel button acts both as a standard button (by
 pressing it), and a wheel, which under MS Windows may be used for
 scrolling windows around.

 This program supports the wheel scrolling operation by one of two
 1. Some newer X servers support mapping the wheel to buttons 4 and 5,
    which imwheel then captures and supports,
 2. Using a patched version of gpm, the normal mouse events are passed
    on to the X server through /dev/gpmdata (gpm's standard "repeater"
    mode), and in addition wheel events are sent to another pipe,
    /dev/gpmwheel. imwheel picks up these events, and translates them.
    This is not currently supported or needed in Debian.
 Author: Jonathan Atkins <jcatki@jonatkins.org>
 Homepage: http://jonatkins.org/imwheel/

-- System Information:
Debian Release: testing/unstable
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Kernel: Linux 2.6.5-1-k7
Locale: LANG=en_US, LC_CTYPE=es_ES.ISO-8859-1 (ignored: LC_ALL set to en_IE@euro)

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