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Bug#440607: ITP: steam-powered -- Valve's steam game content delivery system

Package: wnpp
Severity: wishlist
Owner: Michael Gilbert <michael.s.gilbert@gmail.com>

* Package name    : steam-powered
  Version         : 6 
  Upstream Author : Michael Gilbert
* URL             : no website
* License         : GPL
  Programming Lang: shell
  Description     : Valve's steam game content delivery system

This package is a wrapper that makes it easy to install and run Valve's
Steam program via wine.  The intent will be for this package to be a
part of the contrib archive.  A preliminary version of the package has 
been uploaded to debian-mentors for review and testing, [1].  There has 
already been some interesting discussion on the mentors list.  Please
read [2], [3], and [4] to get up to speed.  I am looking forward to the
discussion and getting this package added to the archive.

Steam (www.steampowered.com) is a game content delivery system
developed by Valve software (http://www.valvesoftware.com).  This is
a windows application, which is supported on your Debian system via
wine (http://www.winehq.org).  Not all steam games work at this time,
but many do.  Games that work very well include half-life,
counter-strike, half-life 2, and counter-strike: source. More
information about steam can be found at  http://www.steampowered.com.

[1] http://mentors.debian.net/debian/pool/contrib/s/steam-powered/
[2] http://lists.debian.org/debian-mentors/2007/08/msg00592.html
[3] http://lists.debian.org/debian-mentors/2007/08/msg00599.html
[4] http://lists.debian.org/debian-mentors/2007/08/msg00601.html

Debian Release: lenny/sid
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (500, 'testing'), (400, 'unstable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.22-1-686 (SMP w/1 CPU core)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

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