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Re: Bug#683934: ITP: publicsuffix -- An accurate, machine-parseable list of domain name suffixes

On Sun, 2012-08-05 at 11:18, Daniel Kahn Gillmor wrote:
> Package: wnpp
> Severity: wishlist
> Owner: Daniel Kahn Gillmor <dkg@fifthhorseman.net>
> * Package name    : publicsuffix

To me, name is vague, though I see that the upstream site name is the

Something like 'public-dns-suffix-db' (or clearer name) would be better,

>   Version         : 20120704
>   Upstream Author : Public Suffix Maintainers <contact@publicsuffix.org>
> * URL             : http://publicsuffix.org/
> * License         : MPL-2
>   Programming Lang: data
>   Description     : An accurate, machine-readable list of domain name suffixes
> This package provides a machine-readable list of domain name suffixes
> that accept public registration.  Each suffix represents the part of a
> domain name which is not under the control of the individual
> registrant, which makes the list useful for grouping cookies, deciding
> same-origin policies, collating spam, and other activities.
> ------------
> Having this list maintained directly in debian will make it easier for
> debian packages to reliably refer to public suffixes; it is similar in
> nature to the tzdata and geoip-database.

Kind regards,  Milan

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