Re: Bug#361253: ITP: zenoss -- Zenoss is a powerful, integrated, easy-to-use IT infrastructure monitoring software product.
Javier Fernández-Sanguino Peña wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 07, 2006 at 03:01:28PM +0200, Wolfgang Lonien wrote:
>> * Package name : zenoss
>> Version : x.y.z
Oh ooops - seems like my personal multitasking abilities were disabled
for a while... sorry.
Since this will be my first package ever: how do I "correct" my bug
report 361253 against WNPP? Simply with:
- Version : x.y.z
+ Version : 0.19.3
>> Description : Zenoss is a powerful, integrated, easy-to-use IT infrastructure monitoring software product.
> That's too long for a short a description
Hmmm ok. I'll correct that one, too.
>> Zenoss provides a compelling alternative to:
>> * low-end commerical monitoring tools that provide limited
> This description does not describe what Zenoss does, how it compares to other
> OSS monitoring or management systems (like Nagios, Cheops, Cacti, Mrtg, Rddtool...)
> it also should *not* include names of propietary products since that does not
> help people that do not know them to determine what Zenoss actually does.
> Please state facts and features, that description is pure maketing b******t.
> Please, re-read the Developer's Reference, "6.2.1 General guidelines for
> package descriptions" available at
I will surely have the 3 books at my desk when packaging this. Sorry for
my quick & overly enthusiastic bug report, abd thanks a lot for taking
the time and correcting me.
I CC it to debian-mentors, since I obviously need some help and don't
wanna bother in -devel too much.
wjl aka Wolfgang Lonien
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