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Re: Bug#981113: ITP: root -- open-source data analysis framework

On Tue, Jan 26, 2021 at 04:34:14PM +0100, Stephan Lachnit wrote:
> Package: wnpp
> Severity: wishlist
> Owner: Stephan Lachnit <stephanlachnit@protonmail.com>
> X-Debbugs-Cc: debian-devel@lists.debian.org, stephanlachnit@protonmail.com, debian-science@lists.debian.org
> * Package name    : root
> I want to maintain ROOT in the science team. ROOT was already in Debian as
> `root-system` [1], but hasn't been updated since 2015.
> I will probably go with a more easy maintainable route like I did with Geant4
> for the start and do package splitting later.
> [1] https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/root-system
Please re-use the old name.  "root" is a terrible choice of package name.


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