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Re: Bug#703762: ITP: jdownloader -- download manager for one-click hosting sites

Am Donnerstag, den 28.03.2013, 17:37 +0100 schrieb Wouter Verhelst:
> On 28-03-13 17:25, Benjamin Drung wrote:
> > JDownloader comes with an updater that will update itself.
> Debian has an updater that will update *the whole system*. It's called
> "dpkg". Please don't use that as an argument in favour of providing a
> downloader.
> I agree with what's been said before: we should not use downloader-type
> packages to get free software into Debian. If the upstream software is a
> bitch to build, then the upstream build system should be fixed. It's
> free software, you know...

There is another, not yet mentioned possible issue. JDownloader supports
a wide variety of One-Click-Hosters via plug-ins. These plug-ins needs
to be update every time a One-Click-Hoster changes its interface.

Benjamin Drung
Debian & Ubuntu Developer

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