Package: wnpp Severity: normal Hi People, i now go and O: all the lg-* packages from the Linux Gazette. That are about 111 packages right now, I wont upload them all just to set the email address to the qa-group. :) If someone wants to take them please consider the following points: - They have a license that is considered to be non-free, so you need to move them out of main or try to get upstream to use a better license. That could be hard, as there are a lot of contributors to the gazette. - Many people dislike them, so if you want to keep them in the current way - have a thick skin. But I would propose to change it to some of the following: - A package that just contains the latest version, so interested people always have that, and there arent hundreds of lg-issue* packages. Advantage: Small, easy to follow. Disadvantage: Only last issue available. - Provide a installer-like package that does the work of monthly fetching the new issues and putting them in the right location for the user. As that would be written by you it wouldnt have a license problem, so could go into contrib/. Advantage: Small, easy to follow. Disadvantage: Either needs a monthly upload to provide the right url, or needs to run on multiple days at the beginning of the months to be sure new issue is there upstream. Or needs to be run manually by admin. Also you would need to think about what to do with older issues. Keep? Delete? If noone volunteers to take this packages and deal with them I will go and request their removal from Debian within the next 3 weeks. If you go and take them - contact me, I can give you at least the script I used to update to newer issues. :) -- bye Joerg <mrvn> Anyone with a cdrw/dvdrw drive up for some crazy experiments? Ever noticed how the color changes when you burn something on a CD/DVD? Are there ways to control it? I want ISOPAINT: Paint pictures into an iso image visible after its burned to cd/dvd. <doogie> interesting idea <doogie> how long have you been off your medication?
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