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Re: FWD: bounty for packaging OME

On Mon, 24 Apr 2006, Charles Plessy wrote:

Dear all,

Here is a message which was sent on debian-devel. The Open Microscopy
Environnement is licenced under LGPL. I have looked at the sources, and
I think that, as it is said in the email, some packaging experience is
needed. Hovever, I did not see major difficulties (disclaimer: I have a
very limited packaging experience).

The limited packaging experience is a feature every developer suffered
at the beginning.  So this is no harm as long as you try to ask extensively
on the relevant lists (debian-mentors for general packaging, debian-med
in medicine/biology related questions or debian-devel else).  Finally
your sponsor will sort things out if he thinks that something should be

----- Forwarded message from kris kvilekval <kris@cs.ucsb.edu> -----

Date: Sun, 23 Apr 2006 09:46:16 -0700
From: kris kvilekval <kris@cs.ucsb.edu>
To: debian-devel@lists.debian.org
Subject: bounty for packaging OME


We are looking for someone with packaging experience to help package OME
for debian on a paid basis.
This could be a ont-time or an on-going task depending on the
complexity and time involved for
maintenance.   Please contact Illya at igg@nih.gov for more information.


BTW if this is not the correct forum, please let me know.

----- End forwarded message -----

Well, debian-devel is in principle the right forum.  For software that
reaches in the field of medicine or is in any way related to medical work
we try to focus people to the Debian-Med project which is just an internal
subproject inside Debian.  The reason for this is that currently there is
some work to do to make Debian the distribution of choice for medical
care.  Feel free to have a look at


In case you know some projects that are missing and might be an interesting
target from your point of view just drop us a mail.

Kind regards



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