Bug#670786: ITP: despotify -- Open source client for Spotify
Owner: Toby Smithe <email@example.com>
* Package name : despotify
Version : 1.0r520
Upstream Author : #HACK.SE <firstname.lastname@example.org>
* URL : http://despotify.se/
* License : 2-clause BSD
Programming Lang: C
Description : Open source client for Spotify
Despotify is an independent open source client for the Spotify streaming music
platform, which provides on-demand access to music from a number of major and
independent record labels. To use despotify, a Spotify Premium account is
The source package builds three binaries:
libdespotify0, libdespotify0-dev, and despotify.
The binary package "despotify" provides two console front-ends, and one HTTP
REST front-end. The two library packages are self-explanatory. I intend to
investigate also building the python and ruby bindings, but I have not yet
looked into that.
For answers about the legal situation and the relationship of despotify with
the official proprietary distribution, please see <http://despotify.se/faq/>.