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Bug#961418: ITP: x11iraf -- Graphical tools to work with IRAF

Package: wnpp
Severity: wishlist
Owner: Ole Streicher <olebole@debian.org>
X-Debbugs-Cc: debian-devel@lists.debian.org, debian-astro@lists.debian.org

* Package name    : x11iraf
  Version         : 2.0~BETA
  Upstream Author : National Optical Astronomy Observatories
* URL             : https://github.com/iraf-community/x11iraf
* License         : Several MIT alike licenses
  Description     : Graphical tools to work with IRAF

x11iraf provides graphical tools to work with IRAF, notably xgterm and
XImtool. IRAF (Image Reduction and Analysis Facility) is a general
purpose software system for the reduction and analysis of astronomical data.

This was in Debian until ~2004 [1], packaged by Zed Pobre, which then
was removed; mainly due to the licensing problem of IRAF (which are
resolved now as IRAF in in Debian since a while).

The package itself also contained some code that is not conform to DFSG,
notably the HTML and Table widgets. This code will be removed in the

The package will be maintained in the Debian Astro Team, the repository is


Best regards



[1] http://bugs.debian.org/232472

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