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Re: Bug#261257: ITP: folding -- Folding@home Client (install package)


On Sat, Jul 24, 2004 at 12:37:14PM -0400, Nick Lewycky wrote:
> * Package name    : folding
>   Version         : 4.00
>   Upstream Author :  <somebody@example.org>

This field is missing.

> * URL             : http://folding.stanford.edu/
> * License         : No-redistribution.
>   Description     : Folding@home Client (install package)

>  Folding@home is only distributed in binary form from Stanford's
>  official webserver. This package will download the client from Stanford
>  and install it on your computer. It is only available for x86.

This packages is so non free that cannot even be included in the
non-free section without an installer. It's also only for i386.
dpkg will not be able to track its files.

Is there really a need to add that to the archive?
I've seen as well that you don't maintain any package yet, is this
the way you want to contribute, given that one of our essential
interests is the Free Software movement?


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