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Re: Bug#830983: ITP: field -- extracts a list of fields from a file

On Wed, Jul 13, 2016 at 06:47:22PM +0200, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> Do we really need this trivial program which barely saves typing a few
> characters, especially in a standalone package?
> Also, what is wrong with cut(1)?

Seems to me two retoric questions.  Quoting the original posting:

> > I am the sole creator of field and expect to maintain the package when
> > new bugs are found. The first build of the package can be found on my
> > website[1] and as this is my first Debian package I would appreciate a
> > sponsor.

That seems to me a "Debian is a good FLOSS project, I want to contribute,
here is my code which I have allready packaged!"

Where I can understand the Point Of View of both Trevor and Marco,
think I that the answer is some where in the middle. Such has having
the 'field' codo in an existing Debian package.

Geert Stappers

[1] https://trevor.bramwell.net/downloads/field_0.2.0-1_amd64.deb
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