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Re: ITP: pgplot-perl -- PGPLOT Perl module

(added debian-perl@lists.debian.org to the Cc:s)

Gürkan Sengün dijo [Thu, Sep 06, 2007 at 11:36:41AM +0200]:
> Package: wnpp
> Severity: wishlist
> * Package name    : pgplot-perl

Please use libpgplot-perl, following the current policy for Perl

Consider working this together with the pkg-perl group (then again, we
might have to discuss this in the group - Group, are you interested in
maintaining non-free packages? ;-) )

>  Version          : 2.20
>  Upstream Authors : Karl Glazebrook <karl_pgplot@mac.com>
> * URL             : http://search.cpan.org/search%3fmodule=PGPLOT
> * License         : see below (yes non-free)
>  Description      : PGPLOT Perl module
>  This module allows the use of the the PGPLOT graphics library from the
>  popular Perl scripting language. PGPLOT makes it very easy to process
>  and plot data using the powerful file and text manipulation facilites
>  built in to Perl.  Perl provides a superset of the features of the
>  useful UNIX utilities awk and sed and is the `Swiss-Army Chainsaw' of
>  UNIX programming.
> Find a working, unpolished version at
> http://gnu.ethz.ch/debian/pgplot-perl/
> -------------------
> The PGPLOT module for Perl is distributed under the same licensing terms
> as Perl itself. Please see the file "README" in the Perl distribution
> for more details.
> The PGPLOT library is copyrighted by the California Institute of
> Technology but is available free for education, academic research and
> non-commercial purposes. Please see the file copyright.notice in the
> PGPLOT distribtuion for more details.
> Karl Glazebrook 7/Dec/1996

(Reproduced only so the pkg-perl group can refer to it without jumping
through hoops)

Note that the eleven-year-old timestamp seems to concern the
_license_, not the module itself :)

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