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Re: Bug#595820: ITP: woof -- A small, simple, stupid webserver to share files

Le mardi 07 septembre 2010 à 11:17 +0200, Salvo Tomaselli a écrit :
> On Tuesday 07 September 2010 10:47:08 Josselin Mouette wrote:
> > Oh, please. If you want to setup such schemes, why would you not want to
> > spend 5 minutes to configure apache or lighttpd instead of spending at
> > least the same time to configure such an obscure piece of software?
> > 
> > If all you care about is sharing a few files in the simplest way, there
> > are much better tools to do it, like gnome-user-share.
> 1 you are assuming to have root permissions (read my previous email)

No. gnome-user-share does not need root permissions.

> 2 you are assuming to be working on a desktop

Well that’s usually the case when you don’t have root permissions.

> 3 you are assuming you want to share the same file all the time. But this 
> might not be the case, and change the configuration every time you want to 
> share a different file could annoying.

That’s precisely why gnome-user-share was written. Thanks for making my

Now if you could give a hand in maintaining important packages, like
apache2 and its 90 open bugs, it would help more than packaging your pet
web server which will be of use for at best 2 users.

Maybe we could increase the distribution quality by requiring anyone
making an ITP to be part of a core package’s maintenance team.

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