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Re: Bug#492875: ITP: wader -- graphical assistant for 3G connections

On Tue, Jul 29, 2008 at 04:50:14PM +0200, Jorge Salamero Sanz wrote:

>   Description     : graphical assistant for 3G connections
> (from the website, not final description):
>  Wader is a 3G communications software (GPL licensed), consisting of: 
> wader-core: a fork of the core of Vodafone Mobile Connect Card driver for Linux, with some of its parts rewritten and improved to be able to interact via freedesktop's D-BUS with other applications and the whole operating system and desktop environment. 
> wader-gtk: a simple user interface, decoupled from core using D-BUS methods and signals.

Please put some thought in the long and short descriptions before
posting the ITP, so we can review it. As you mentioned you copied the
description from the website, but it is completely unclear to me what
the software does and why I would want to install it.

So it has something to do with these GPRS/UMTS dongles you can put in
your laptop and surf via your mobile phone account. But what exactly
does it assist me with? Is it a kind of network-manager clone for 3G
cards? If so, shouldn't the functionality be merged with

Met vriendelijke groet / with kind regards,
      Guus Sliepen <guus@debian.org>

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