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Bug#541074: ITP: libdap -- Scientific Network Data Access Protocol library

Package: wnpp
Severity: wishlist
Owner: Alastair McKinstry <mckinstry@debian.org>

* Package name    : libdap
  Version         : 3.9.3
  Upstream Author : OpenDAP
* URL             : http://www.opendap.org
* License         : GPL, W3C
  Programming Lang: C++
  Description     : Scientific  Network Data Access Protocol library

 OPeNDAP provides software that allows you to access data over the internet,
 from programs that weren't originally designed for that purpose, as well
 as some that were. While OPeNDAP is the original developer of the Data Access
 protocol which its software uses, many other groups have adopted DAP
 and provide compatible clients, servers and software development kits.
 The DAP is a NASA community standard; here is the offical link to the
 With OPeNDAP software, you access data using a URL, just like a URL you
 would use to access a web page. However, before you request any data,
 you need to know how to request it in a form your browser can handle.
 OPeNDAP data is stored in binary form, and by default, it is
 transmitted that way, too.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 5.0.2
  APT prefers stable
  APT policy: (500, 'stable')
Architecture: powerpc (ppc)

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