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RFS schoolbell - A calenaring server for schools

I am packaging schoolbell on behalf of upstream (Related to ITP#263088)
and seeking a sponsor.

Schoolbell is the first publicly available version of the Schooltool
server and is a stripped down version that only deals with 
calendaring and scheduling between groups.

This is the first wider release that people can actually test (The other
schooltool packages should follow soon).

Advertising plug for Schooltool:
Schooltool[1] is a project to develop an open source administration suite
for schools. It is privately funded by the shuttleworth foundation[2] and
arose out of a need for better governance of schools in South Africa
that do not have the resources for more expensive products. It is firmly
GPL with some imports from Zope (ZPL 2 or greater).

Personal opinion:
If we can improve the administration and management of schools,
especially in poor countries, even a little bit, that would be a very 
good thing.

The packages can be found here:


The package is NOT lintian clean, but i will attempt to explain away the
remaining warnings:

W: schoolbell source: native-package-with-dash-version
The package releases for more than just debian. And sometimes it will be 
necessary to adjust the package only for debian but the debian directory
is in the repository. So I think it makes no sense to move everything
around again and a dash version is the most logical solution?

I: schoolbell: arch-dep-package-has-big-usr-share 2543kB 45%
And will get bigger.

W: schoolbell: description-synopsis-might-not-be-phrased-properly

[1] www.schooltool.org
[2] http://www.tsf.org.za/

Brian Sutherland

"There has got to be more to life than just being really,
really, really, ridiculously good-looking." -- Derek Zoolander

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