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Re: RFS: eprints

On Thu, Aug 30, 2007 at 03:17:18PM +0100, David C Tarrant wrote:
> Dear mentors,
> I am looking for a sponsor for my package "eprints".

I don't see an ITP for this package.

> "Making Research Freely Available - For many years we have been helping 
> researchers and their institutions to provide free online access to their 
> research output (documents, multimedia and data)."

This tells me nothing about what this package actually does.  Is it some
sort of document management system?  Or something else entirely?

> * Package name    : eprints
>   Version         : 3.0.1-1
>   Upstream Author : Christopher Gutteridge
> * URL             : www.eprints.org
> * License         : GPL (v2 or later)
>   Section         : web
> It builds these binary packages:
> eprints    - EPrints - Repository Management Software

This description is suboptimal. Don't repeat the package name in the short
description, and consider the overloading of terms like "Repository" within
Debian, and the possible confusion amongst users.

> I would be glad if someone uploaded this package for me.

This package needs work before it is suitable for inclusion in the Debian

- Matt

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